Mongoose in the city: How landscape can impact disease transmission in Botswana

(Virginia Tech) " The question has always been how do we predict what's going to happen once an infectious disease emerges, " said Kathleen Alexander, the William E. Lavery Professor in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation. " By using systems that are tractable, we can begin to learn a lot more about how disease dynamics are shaped by host behavior and environmental drivers, including urbanizing landscapes. "
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news