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Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Medicine and Health Sciences

Infectious diseases

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Controlling Infectious Diseases, David P. Fidler, William Lane Porter Jan 1997

Controlling Infectious Diseases, David P. Fidler, William Lane Porter

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Globalization, International Law, And Emerging Infectious Diseases, David P. Fidler Jan 1996

Globalization, International Law, And Emerging Infectious Diseases, David P. Fidler

Articles by Maurer Faculty

The global nature of the threat posed by new and reemerging infectious diseases will require international cooperation in identifying, controlling, and preventing these diseases. Because of this need for international cooperation, international law will certainly play a role in the global strategy for the control of emerging diseases. Recognizing this fact, the World Health Organization has already proposed revising the International Health Regulations. This article examines some basic problems that the global campaign against emerging infectious diseases might face in applying international law to facilitate international cooperation. The international legal component of the global control strategy for these diseases needs ...