Infectious diseases have no border

Students from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health traveled to Kampala, Uganda, as part of a global health institute to study and learn how to respond to infectious diseases that jump from animals to humans. The Minnesota students met with counterparts from seven East and Central African countries. In Africa, close, daily interactions between humans and animals are common. “Diseases have no border. Once a disease starts in Africa, it can travel all over the world,” Dean William Bazeyo of Makerere University said.

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