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AGENT EPIDEMIQUE [1 record]

Record 1 2005-11-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Epidemiology
CONT

If a potentially epidemic agent (smallpox, plague, Ebola virus, etc.) enters a population [...] these epidemic agents would require massive quarantine and containment efforts. In this type of scenario, it is probable that antibiotic therapy and/or vaccination will be required for any individual exposed.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Épidémiologie
CONT

L'émergence de N.m. W 135 [Neisseria meningitidis sérogroupe W 135] comme agent épidémique en Afrique, et l'impact de cet événement en terme de santé publique, rendent d'autant plus important le travail de mise à jour du groupe [Groupe international de coordination pour l'approvisionnement en vaccin antiméningococcique (GIC)].

Spanish

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