Planning for the unexpected: Ebola virus, Zika virus, what's next?

William Welfare, Edward Wright*

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    Since 2000 we have witnessed global pandemics and public health emergencies of international concern. This review details which viruses are likely to caused further outbreaks and looks at the strategies and tools available to UK medical professionals to mitigate the threat posed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)704-707
    Number of pages4
    JournalBritish Journal of Hospital Medicine
    Issue number12
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016

    Bibliographical note

    Funding Information:
    Dr W Welfare is employed by Public Health England and holds honorary positions at University of Manchester and University of Liverpool. Dr E Wright has received funding from the BBSRC, Wellcome Trust, Department for International Development and Innovate UK for studies on emerging viruses.

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    © 2016 MA Healthcare Ltd.


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