The Globalization of Disease
Globalization and Changes in Patterns of Disease Infection
More travel, more trade — globalization certainly has its benefits. But it has its victims too, and the results can be deadly. As the global economy knits countries closer together, it becomes easier for diseases to spread through states, over borders and across oceans — and to do serious damage to vulnerable human and animal populations. American RadioWorks and NPR News present a series on this lethal side effect of globalization.
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