Pollack said.

Pollack said, although incidence of these diseases in the United States is rare, the threat is truly global. – More than a quarter of the world population in the areas they have a high risk for contracting one or more life out of these eight diseases, he said, In fact, estimates the World Health Organization that up to half of world’s population is at risk of contracting malaria, and two fifths is at risk of contracting dengue fever. .

– Leishmaniasis: This disease is caused by the bite of an infected sand fly, and it disfiguring skin disfiguring skin lesions as a cutaneous infection, or fatal injury to fatal injury to internal organs as visceral infection. Some 12 million people are currently infected, with a few rare cases of cutaneous infection reporting in Oklahoma and Texas. NIH spent $ 16,000 on this disease, CDC spent $ 2 and DOD spent $ 6.2 million.On 80 percent of human fatalities have registered carried bird flu previously occurred in Southeast Asia , suggesting that the countries of of the region able be the epicenter of the next human influenza pandemic is.

The LSHTM researchers tested the emergency plans of five countries in of the Asia-Pacific region – of China , Viet Nam., Thailand, Australia and New Zealand pandemic plans Cambodia, Laos and Indonesian were not available.