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Autumn Constance Allegra Blake Eng 201 11/11/09 Works Cited Badlaga, Sekene, Didler Raoult, and Philippe Brouqui. "Preventing and Controlling Emerging and Reemerging Transmissible Diseases in the Homeless." Emerging Infectious Diseases 14.9 (2008): 1353-359. This article is about controlling diseases in the homeless population. Homelessness is an increasing public health problem. The article is not only about influenza but also other diseases such as HIV, STDs, scabies, hepatitis and tuberculosis. The article goes into the housing conditions and their affects of the prevalence of the diseases and how precautions for prevention should be taken. They suggest distribution of free condoms, TB tests, immunizations and prescriptions to take care of body parasites. This is a Primary source from the CDC website. The article was objective but not very helpful due to the fact it was written on a somewhat broad topic. Doshi, Peter. "Trends in Recorded Influenza Mortality: United States, 1900-2004." American Journal of Public Health 98.5 (2008): 939-45. . A study was conducted on the trends in historical influenza data in the United States since 1900 and to compare pandemic with non pandemic. The author compiled a data base of monthly influenza classed death rates from the US mortality tables. The results showed a decline in influenza mortality in the 20th century. The average number of deaths has dropped to .56 per 100,000 in 1990s from 10.2 per 100,000 in the 1940s. This shows challenges in the beliefs about the
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severity of pandemic influenza. This is a Primary source that was objective. It was helpful because it showed the statistics for the changing mortality rates over the decades. Emmeluth, Donald, and Edward Alcamo. Influenza: Deadly Diseases and Epidemics . Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2003. This book is about influenza I read chapters two
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