Abstract:In an interdependent society, health risks may come from anywhere: health crises may start with industrial pollution, a veterinary epidemic or a natural disaster. It is therefore not only geographical boundaries that need to be removed, but also sectoral ones. 1 1. INTRODUCTION The link between public health and security is not new. As early as 600 BC, infectious disease was recognized for its possible use in warfare. 2 Polluting the water or infecting the enemy's livestock was a common strategy of war. 3 The … Show more
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