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Infectious disease management must be evolutionary

Increasingly, the pathogens that pose the greatest threats to humans are those that evolve to escape prior immunity and pharmaceutical interventions. In response, we need to employ evolutionary thinking to manage infectious disease.

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Russell, C.A., de Jong, M.D. Infectious disease management must be evolutionary. Nat Ecol Evol 1, 1053–1055 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0265-9

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