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Global Panic, Local Repercussions: Economic and Nutritional Effects of Bird Flu in Vietnam

Stacy Lockerbie and D. Ann Herring

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Efforts to eliminate avian influenza are imbued with viral panic and are anchored to the 1918 influenza pandemic, SARS, and bioterrorism. The small number of human HPAI deaths has been given enormous ... More


Prototype System for Tracking and Forecasting Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza Spread in North America

A. Townsend Peterson

in Emerging Avian Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272378
eISBN:
9780520952201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272378.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The recent emergence of a highly pathogenic strain (H5N1) of avian influenza that affects both birds and humans has raised global concern about its spread. Given the rapid spread of the disease and ... More


Migratory Birds and Pathogen Movement

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the role of avian migrants in the movement and spread of pathogens, with particular emphasis on West Nile virus (WNV) and avian influenza. Migratory birds can serve as hosts ... More


An International Problem: The Cambodian Response to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Sophal Ear

in Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161121
eISBN:
9780231530927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161121.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the effectiveness of foreign aid and the effects of aid dependence by focusing on Cambodia’s response to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). The first victim of HPAI was ... More


Viral Economies: Bird Flu Experiments in Vietnam

Natalie Porter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648804
eISBN:
9780226649139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649139.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book narrates the story of H5N1 avian influenza in Vietnam. At this epicenter of bird flu infection, “One Health” regimes are bringing nonhuman animals squarely into the fold of global health ... More


Agricultural policy

Alan Greer

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the main issues that have structured the agricultural-policy agenda in Great Britain since 1997. It examines the Labour government's approach to agricultural-policy reform, ... More


The Malicious and the Uncertain: Biosecurity, Self-Justification, and the Arts of Living

Gaymon Bennett

in Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257075
eISBN:
9780226257242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257242.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

In 2011, virologists in Europe and the US used simple but powerful methods to make H5N1 influenza—bird flu—transmissible by air between mammals. They justified their work in the name of global health ... More


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