Saturday, May 26, 2007

Early Warning System to Prevent Pandemics

The Lifeboat Foundation have an interesting and informative post on tracking the progression of pathogens. In 'Researchers Endorse Global Early Warning System to Prevent Pandemics' the author Brian Wang says that

Five evolutionary stages of pathogen progression from animals to human transmission have been identified. A proposed monitoring system of viral chatter has been proposed to provide warning of new diseases before they spread to humans.

A good read...


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