HNRS 2000 Notes

HNRS 2000 Notes - H NRS 2000 Notes FIRST HORSEMAN In...

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HNRS 2000 Notes FIRST HORSEMAN In ancient times, people expressed viruses through paintings and literature. In today’s world, illustrations of viruses are passed through the mediums of film and the gaming industry. Endemic-embedded in the society(common cold), epidemic-generally affects a single city or nation, Pandemic- everywhere in the world Morbidity-how many people the disease affects, Mortality-death rate People’s first instinct when a disaster strike is to isolate themselves and gather supplies. Exogenic-non-discriminatory, Endogenic-discriminates your social and cultural background; these two terms describe the ways that viruses and bacteria affect us and our society Black Plague - circa mid 1300’s attributed to Mongol merchants who docked in Genoa, Italy. Their ships carried with them infected rats and other creatures with the plague Boccaccio, The Decameron , in this section Boccaccio gives a firsthand account of the plague; the word remarkable is a very weird word to use in the first sentence; he attempts to validate himself by saying that he saw it and he also
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2009 for the course HNRS 2000 taught by Professor Marin during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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