Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Economic Impact of Infectious Disease

Disease impacts more than just the physical, it is like a hurricane than tears threw several layers including self-esteem, societal arenas, psychological
health, career pursuits and economics.

World wide costs to treat infectious disease cannot be accurately measured but is estimated to in the billions of dollars.

Costs to treat are just one of the factors, the others are the loss of productivity, effect on the families and communities.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3327542/The economic impact of

Painting: by Georges Seurat - Metropolitan Museum of Art. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons -

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