How Infectious Diseases Can Help India Grow

An Indian woman gestures as a municipal worker fumigates a makeshift settlement to kill disease-spreading mosquitoes in New Delhi. (MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)


 In a conversational piece for US News, Olivier Telle discusses current management of epidemiological issues with specific reference to New Delhi, India as an example. Telle posits a large discrepancy between concentrated containment and awareness efforts between urban areas and those of the surrounding municipalities as potentially perpetuating the spread of diseases such as dengue and chikungunya. Telle advocates for further investments into city infrastructure and sustainability as well as more concentrated public health outreach in smaller, local areas.  

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Source U.S. News

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