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Pandemics: The Invisible Enemy

Table of Contents


COVID-19 Disease

Time for Physicians to Create History Together

Coronavirus infections

Will the Coronavirus End Globalization as We Know It?

General Information About Pandemics

Epidemics and pandemics: History

Epidemics and pandemics: Causes and management

Outbreaks of infectious disease

Public health

Late Middle Ages

Invasion of the Black Death in Europe

The Black Death: Two Readings


Florentine Chronicle

Genocide of American Indians

Seventeenth Century

1635: Mohawk Tribesman Efforts Help Prevent Smallpox

Great Plague in London

Eighteenth Century

Last Major Outbreak of Plague

Document 19: John Bartram on Reclaiming Florida’s Wetlands (1767)

Nineteenth Century

National Quarantine Act

Thirteen-Year-Old Orphan in 1882

Ross Establishes Malaria’s Transmission Vector

Twentieth Century

Mary Mallon

An Army Physician on the 1918 Flu Pandemic

Influenza Epidemic Strikes

1919 Profile Health: Preventing Another Influenza Epidemic

1919 Profile: College Freshman from North Carolina

Drinker and Shaw Develop a Mechanical Respirator

Zinsser Develops an Immunization Against Typhus

Typhus immunization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)

On the Polio Vaccine Situation

Sabin Develops the Oral Polio Vaccine

Asian Flu Pandemic Kills Millions Worldwide

Asian flu epidemic

Ebola Epidemic Kills First of Many in Africa

AIDS epidemic

Meningitis Outbreak Proves Deadly in West Africa

Twenty-First Century

SARS Epidemic Results In Over 8,000 Reported Cases And 774 Known Deaths

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

“The Earlier, the Better: Building Immune Defenses Against H1N1,” NewsUSA, June 12,2009

New Strain of Swine Flu Does not Kill as Many People as Originally Feared

Outbreaks of the Zika Virus Spread Throughout Much of the Americas