Managing Epidemics: Key Facts About Major Deadly Diseases

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The purpose of this “Managing epidemics” manual is to provide expert guidance on epidemic responses. The manual focuses on practical and indispensable things to know about infectious diseases that are most important for national political and operational decision-makers.

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Epidemics of infectious diseases are occurring more often, and spreading faster and further than ever, in many different regions of the world. The background factors of this threat are biological, environmental and lifestyle changes, among others.

A potentially fatal combination of newly-discovered diseases, and the re-emergence of many long-established ones, demands urgent responses in all countries. Planning and preparation for epidemic prevention and control are essential.