International Affairs
22 December 2011 , Volume 67, Number 6

Historically, infectious disease eradication campaigns have achieved differing levels of success, without reaching their ultimate goal. These past efforts have taught the science community a number of valuable lessons in what can be seen as an evolving process towards tackling a range of very different infectious disease targets.

Authors

David Heymann

Professor David Heymann CBE

Head and Senior Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security

Matt Dixon

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