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Infectious disease and emergency conservation interventions

Peters, A, Meredith, A, Skerratt, L, Carver, S ORCID: 0000-0002-3579-7588 and Raidal, S 2020 , 'Infectious disease and emergency conservation interventions' , Conservation Biology, vol. 34, no. 4 , pp. 784-785 , doi: 10.1111/cobi.13558.

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Primum non nocere - first do no harm - is a familiar idiom in medicine and valuable advice for those involved in planning and undertaking intensive conservation interventions in conservation emergencies such as Australia's bushfires. The risk of introducing or amplifying infectious disease to a threatened species in such interventions is real, and effective mitigation of this risk demands its prioritization in emergency conservation responses.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Peters, A and Meredith, A and Skerratt, L and Carver, S and Raidal, S
Keywords: Epidemiology
Journal or Publication Title: Conservation Biology
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc
ISSN: 0888-8892
DOI / ID Number: 10.1111/cobi.13558
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Copyright 2020 Society for Conservation Biology

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