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[News item] Mapping human disease: ‘Not all pathogens are everywhere’ — ScienceDaily

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Mapping human disease: ‘Not all pathogens are everywhere’ — ScienceDaily.

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Date: December 3, 2014
Source: North Carolina State University
Summary: For the first time, researchers have mapped human disease-causing pathogens, dividing the world into a number of regions where similar diseases occur. The findings show that the world can be separated into seven regions for vectored human diseases — diseases that are spread by pests, like mosquito-borne malaria — and five regions for non-vectored diseases, like cholera.
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