Posted June 16, 2016
West Nile, SARS, H1N1 influenza, Ebola, Zika … “catching” the trend yet? In the past 20 years, the world has been witness to a slew of emerging pathogens. The majority of these threats are zoonotic in origin. Recent trends in population growth, urbanization, antimicrobial use, climate change and population mobility have contributed to the increasing rates of global disease spread. Luckily for us, certain individuals such as Dr. Kamran Khan, of St.