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New From CFR: John Campbell on Africa’s Disease Burden

January 14, 2013

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Last week on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell highlighted ongoing health threats in Africa and warned that they can travel far beyond the continent. As he argues:

 

With frequent travel across borders and increasing international aviation, we live in an inescapably interconnected world. Infectious diseases in particular, make the distance between nations much smaller. Disease in Africa, and how to respond to it, should be higher on the political agenda in the United States.

 

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