Infectious Disease in the Third World
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This paper examines infectious disease in the developing world, particularly its impact on low life expectancy. The paper further describes how in parts of Africa life expectancy is only about one-third that of more affluent nations. The paper concludes by stating that Infectious disease does not stand alone but is combined with conditions such as malnutrition, environmental hazards, and little access to medical care
From the Paper:"Even though the prevalence of infectious diseases is decreasing, they continue to be the single outstanding cause of mortality around the world and are currently more virulent than ever (Gostin, 2003). In parts of Africa, for example, the life expectancy is only about one-third that of affluent nations. AIDS is prevalent in China, India, and Russia, and no area of the globe is unaffected (Fighting AIDS, 2007). Infectious disease is combined with other conditions such as malnutrition, environmental..."
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Infectious Disease in the Third World (2008, December 01) Retrieved August 08, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/infectious-disease-in-the-third-world-139272/
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