FIGURE 1-1 Approximate global preventable death rate from selected infectious diseases and other causes, 2003.

FIGURE 1-1 Approximate global preventable death rate from selected infectious diseases and other causes, 2003.

Abbreviations: HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus; RSV, respiratory syncytial virus; HPV, human papilloma virus; SARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome; TB, tuberculosis; vCJD, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

SOURCE: Weiss and McMichael, 2004. Reprinted with permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: Nature Medicine 10(12 Suppl):S70-S76, copyright 2004.



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