New global viral threats


ERDEM H., ÜNAL S.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.36, sa.4, ss.393-398, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Derleme
  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.15537/smj.2015.4.10089
  • Dergi Adı: SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.393-398

Özet

Infectious diseases have caused great catastrophes in human history, as in the example of the plague, which wiped out half of the population in Europe in the 14th century. Ebola virus and H7N9 avian influenza virus are 2 lethal pathogens that we have encountered in the second decade of the 21st century. Ebola infection is currently being seen in West Africa, and H7N9 avian flu appears to have settled in Southeast Asia. This article focuses on the current situation and the future prospects of these potential infectious threats to mankind.