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[Comment] Harnessing synergies at the interface of public health and the security sector

19 Jan 2019

In response to epidemic outbreaks of Ebola virus disease in 2014 and Zika virus in 2015, militaries and public security agencies mobilised to bolster public health interventions in partnership with host governments, civil society, and humanitarian actors.1,2 Conversely, military action, authoritarian enforcement, and criminal justice systems have fuelled public health crises—eg, military operations have affected cholera outbreaks in Yemen3 and incarceration exacerbates transmission of tuberculosis.

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