9.1 Introduction to Emerging Viral Infections
This section provides an overview of emerging viral infections, including their definition, classification, and the factors that contribute to their emergence. The importance of studying emerging viral infections and their impact on public health will also be discussed.
9.2 Zoonotic Viral Infections
In this chapter, you will learn about zoonotic viral infections, which are transmitted from animals to humans. The different types of zoonotic viral infections, their modes of transmission, and their impact on human health will be explored.
9.3 Vector-Borne Viral Infections
Vector-borne viral infections are those that are transmitted to humans by arthropods such as mosquitoes, ticks, and sandflies. This section will cover the different types of vector-borne viral infections, their geographic distribution, and the strategies used to control them.
9.4 Nosocomial Viral Infections
Nosocomial viral infections are those that are acquired in healthcare settings such as hospitals and clinics. This chapter will explore the different types of nosocomial viral infections, their modes of transmission, and the strategies used to prevent their spread.
9.5 Strategies for Controlling Emerging Viral Infections
This section will cover the different strategies used to control emerging viral infections, including vaccination, antiviral therapy, and public health measures such as quarantine and social distancing. The challenges associated with implementing these strategies will also be discussed.
9.6 Future Directions in Emerging Viral Infections Research
In this chapter, you will learn about the current state of research on emerging viral infections and the future directions of this field. The importance of interdisciplinary approaches and international collaboration in addressing emerging viral infections will also be discussed.