PP27EpidemicsPandemics.ppt

PP27EpidemicsPandemics.ppt - Whatdoesitmeanwhena diseaseis:...

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What does it mean when a  disease is: Endemic? n Epidemic? n Pandemic? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ih6AktbOd4 Black death Ring around the rosy
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Bubonic Plague--1348 Became pandemic in Europe and Asia due to international trade and military invasions n Killed approximately 1/3 of population n Isolation of affected persons and their contacts n Quarantine n Disinfection n Sanitation
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Ring around the rosy Ring around the rosy: rosary beads n A pocket full of posies: used to stop the odor of rotting bodies /protection n Ashes, ashes: the church burned the dead when burying them became to laborious n We all fall down: dead
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Effects on children Death n Exposure to public nudity, craziness, death n Parental death n Abandonment by parents fearing exposure n Baby girls most often left to die
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpzxNo Spanish Influenza—1918
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Influenza pandemic of 1918 Thought to be transmitted through the air n
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course FMSC498A 498A taught by Professor Professorwallen during the Fall '09 term at Maryland.

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PP27EpidemicsPandemics.ppt - Whatdoesitmeanwhena diseaseis:...

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