TY - CHAP A1 - Prasetyadi Mawardi ED1 - Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales Y1 - 2018-11-05 PY - 2018 T1 - Leprosy: The Ancient and Stubborn Disease N2 - Tropical emerging diseases pose a significant risk for the circulation of old and new pathogens in areas previously unknown, also implying the possibility of new morbidities and mortalities and new consequences for naïve populations. Globalization, migration and travel are key factors for tropical diseases, and represent the need for integration of tropical medicine, travel medicine and epidemiology in the understanding of such complex situations. Neglected tropical diseases such as leprosy or Chagas disease, arboviral diseases, HIV, Ebola, and arenaviral infections are just a few examples. This book tries to update significant epidemiological and clinical research in many aspects with a multinational perspective. BT - Current Topics in Tropical Emerging Diseases and Travel Medicine SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.79984 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.79984 SN - 978-1-78984-825-0 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-26 ER -