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Bending the epidemic curve: advancements and opportunities to reduce the threat of emerging pathogens

  • Angel N. Desai (a1) (a2) and Lawrence C. Madoff (a2) (a3)
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This invited editorial introduces a special issue of Epidemiology & Infection while also discussing advances in emerging infectious diseases.

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This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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Author for correspondence: Angel N. Desai, E-mail: angel.n.desai@gmail.com
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