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Welcome to Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease—A New Era in Open Access Publication

College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
Centre for Opportunistic, Tropical and Hospital Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2131, South Africa
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Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2016, 1(1), 1;
Received: 6 June 2016 / Revised: 6 June 2016 / Accepted: 6 June 2016 / Published: 14 June 2016
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Historically, tropical medicine emerged from a multidisciplinary background as a result of progress in the areas of public health and hygiene, travel and exploration, biology and evolution, and the germ theory of disease [1].[...] View Full-Text
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