Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Undone by development

Often it is said that poverty creates 'ecological niches' where infecticious diseases can thrive and spread, and therefore fighting disease can boil down to fighting its roots in poverty. And that can be true. But sometimes, ways of improving living conditions can inadvertently foster disease prevalence. Case in point: the spread of cholera in Angola, which according to the World Health Organization is largely due to recent improvements in the transportation infrastructure.


Blogger alex sam said...

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