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Charles Darwin in modern epidemiology & public health - the celebration continues
  1. William P. Hanage*
  1. 1 Imperial College, United Kingdom
  1. Correspondence to: William P Hanage, Imperial College London, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, United Kingdom; w.hanage{at}


2009 was Darwin year; his familiar bearded face peered out from a great radiation of TV series, book covers, and even a feature film. The reasons for this were his bicentennial and the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species. But there is no reason the celebrations should cease with the turn of the New Year

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