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ERIC Number: EJ016857
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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Evolutionary Response to Human Infectious Diseases
Armelagos, George J.; Dewey, John R.
Bioscience, 20, 5, 271-275, 70 Mar
Gives an overview of human history, relating cultural changes with resulting changes in population density and in ecological balance to patterns of infectious diseases in man. Discusses mechanisms of evolution of resistance. Suggests that in populations where infectious diseases can be controlled, attention should shift to degenerative diseases and population control. (EB)
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