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Eradication: Lessons From the Past
Considers the viability of disease eradication by contrasting the failure of a malaria campaign with the successful smallpox program.
CDC: Candidate Diseases for Elimination or Eradication
Offers details on noninfectious conditions, and bacterial, parasitic, and viral diseases.
Principles of Disease Elimination and Eradication
Explains the difference between disease elimination and eradication and describes the criteria to consider before attempting to do either.
CDC: Global Immunizations and Vaccinations
Directory of links to documents and organizations involved in the control or eradication of illnesses around the world.
Eradication and Elimination of Six Infectious Diseases
Testimony by representatives of the CDC, WHO, USAID, and others from a 1998 hearing before the U.S. Committee on International Relations.
Disease Eradication and Health Systems Development
1999 article assessing the opportunities and threats posed by disease eradication and elimination programs to local health systems.
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