NYT: Tropical Diseases: The New Plague of Poverty

September 2, 2012
NYT: Tropical Diseases: The New Plague of Poverty

The New York Times published another interesting article on the ecology infectious diseases. This time it examines the role of poverty in the spread of tropical diseases in the US. It' a good example of how a political economy approach, including approaches like political ecology and concepts like structural violence, are critical to understand the ecology of infectious diseases.