IFAH Press Release: Launch of white paper on vector-borne disease with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

IFAH Press Release: Launch of white paper on vector-borne disease with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

27/11/2014

Brussels, 27 November 2015 - Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) currently account for 17% of the global burden of all infectious diseases. The most deadly of which,

malaria, causes an estimated 627,000 deaths annually. Conditions that affect livestock can also have a significant economic impact, for example trypanosomiasis accounts for losses in cattle production of up to 1.2 billion dollars a year.

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