Solutions For Disease Control

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The global epidemic of infectious diseases is a major concern and will continue to be until more steps are taken to control it. History has proven the lack of control we have when it comes to disease. A real solution to infectious diseases spread by globalization is nearly nonexistent. The only solution that will succeed won 't be through solving the problem as a whole, but to control certain points of the disease and how it is transmitted. We can achieve this by making new international and local laws, increasing surveillance throughout the country, creating more public health research and controlling different levels of transportation. According to the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, a disease is controlled if it is no longer effecting the general population. The first possible solution would be making new international and local laws. This could be a great solution to control disease, it would make …show more content…
This statistic doesn 't include foreign countries, which have the chance of infectious diseases being the top reason for death. This is just another reason why improvements have to be made for disease control. Another means of control could include governments implementing more surveillance in their country. Diseases and sicknesses always include symptoms, surveillance systems could pickup these signs and contact the authorities. To contribute to this, the government could create another branch just for disease control. They could install cameras in all public places and conduct mandatory house checks to ensure that there is no excessive growth of bacteria or unhealthy living space. This too is another solution that would be successful in stopping disease, but would also involve reducing the publics freedom, which would not workout. This solution would only be successful in a communist country where the publics rights are already being

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