Lec_12_Waterborne Disease

Lec_12_Waterborne Disease - Waterborne Diseases Gwy-Am Shin...

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Waterborne Diseases Gwy-Am Shin Office: Suite 2335, 4225 Roosevelt Phone: 206-543-9026 Email: gwyam@u.washington.edu
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History of epidemics and pandemics 430 BC, the plague of Athens Unknown agents Killed one third of population Ended the Golden Age of Athens 166 AD, the Antonine plague Smallpox?, bubonic plague?, measles? Killed 4-7 million Helped to the collapse of Roman Empire 1346 to 1350, bubonic plague (Black Death) Yesinia pestitis Killed one third of the population of Europe 16 th Century, epidemics in Central and South America Smallpox, yellow fever, malaria, … Killed one third of the population (10 years) Lead to the collapse of Aztec, Maya, and Inca Empires 1817 – 1970, Cholera pandemics Vibrio chlolerae Killed millions people worldwide 1918 -1919, Influenza pandemic Avian influenza A (H1N1) Killed 20 -50 million people worldwide
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The Plaque of Athens Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC) Fortification of Attica The plaque (waterborne disease?) Dense population with poor sanitation Typhoid fever? Killed one third of population Ended the Golden Age of Athens
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Cholera Endemic in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Seven (eight?) pandemics 1 st : 1817-1823, 2 nd : 1829-1851, 3 rd : 1852-1859, 4 th : 1863-1879, 5 th : 1881-1896, 6 th : 1899-1923, 7 th : 1961- 1970, 8 th : 1991-present? Pathology very virulent 40-60 % mortality if untreated (< 1% with oral rehydration therapy) death after 12-48 hours
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Sir John Snow 1813-1858 Published “On the Mode of Communication of Cholera” 1 st edition in 1849
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