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Title Clear-cutting disease control : capital-led deforestation, public health austerity, and vector-borne infection
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Rodrick Wallace, Luis Fernando Chaves, Luke R. Bergmann, Constância Ayres, Lenny Hogerwerf, Richard Kock, Robert G. Wallace
Author(s) Wallace, Rodrick ; Chaves, Luis Fernando ; Bergmann, Luke R.. ; Ayres, Constńcia ; Hogerwerf, Lenny ; Kock, Richard ; Wallace, Robert G..
Publisher Cham, Switzerland : Springer
Publication year 2018
Description 1 online resource color illustrations, color map
Notes Includes bibliographical referencesshow all notes
Intro
Preface
Contents
About the Authors
Chapter 1: The Social Context of the Emergence of Vector-Borne Diseases
1.1 Introduction
1.2 The Social Determinants of Vector-Borne Disease
References
Chapter 2: Modeling Vector-Borne Diseases in a Commoditized Landscape
2.1 The Deterministic Approach
2.2 Adding â#x80
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2.3 Stochastic Stabilization and Destabilization
2.4 Stochastic Spatial Spread
References
Chapter 3: Modeling State Interventions
3.1 A Control Theory Model of Disease Control
3.2 A Cognitive Model of Disease Control
3.3 A Ratchet Mechanism3.4 Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Their Synergism
References
Chapter 4: Implications for Disease Intervention and Modeling
4.1 A Political History of Vector-Borne Infection
4.2 Modeling Capital-Led Epidemiology
References
Chapter 5: Mathematical Appendix
5.1 Morse Theory
5.2 Groupoids
5.2.1 Global and Local Groupoids
References
ISBN 9783319728506; 3319728504
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Keyword(s) Communicable diseases
Publication type Monograph
Language English
About The vector-borne Zika virus joins avian influenza, Ebola, and yellow fever as recent public health crises threatening pandemicity. By a combination of stochastic modeling and economic geography, this book proposes two key causes together explain the explosive spread of the worst of the vector-borne outbreaks. Ecosystems in which such pathogens are largely controlled by environmental stochasticity are being drastically streamlined by both agribusiness-led deforestation and deficits in public health and environmental sanitation. Consequently, a subset of infections that once burned out relatively quickly in local forests are now propagating across susceptible human populations whose vulnerability to infection is often exacerbated in structurally adjusted cities. The resulting outbreaks are characterized by greater global extent, duration, and momentum. As infectious diseases in an age of nation states and global health programs cannot, as much of the present modeling literature presumes, be described by interacting populations of host, vector, and pathogen alone, a series of control theory models is also introduced here. These models, useful to researchers and health officials alike, explicitly address interactions between government ministries and the pathogens they aim to control.
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