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Author Issitt, Micah L., author.

Title Diseases & epidemics / Micah L. Issitt
Published Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2021]
©2021
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Description 1 online resource (39 entries) : 79 images
Series Opinions throughout history ; [13]
Opinions throughout history ; 13
Contents 1. The American plague -- 2. The grinning death -- 3. The children's disease -- 4. The Black Death -- 5. The strangling angel of children -- 6. The colonialist disease -- 7. The first vaccine -- 8. Fear of science -- 9. Another childhood menace -- 10. Measles strikes back -- 11. Yellow fever and the mosquito problem -- 12. The riparian plague -- 13. The red rash -- 14. Marsh fever -- 15. The infamous Typhoid Mary -- 16. A non-Spanish flu -- 17. A presidential disease -- 18. America's disease authority -- 19. The global health problem -- 20. The Asian flu -- 21. The Hong Kong flu -- 22. The DTP controversy -- 23. Human immunodeficiency virus : politics and prejudice -- 24. The autism myth -- 25. The first coronavirus -- 26. The bird flu -- 27. Return of the coronavirus -- 28. America in the age of COVID -- 29. Conclusion
Summary Opinions Throughout History: Diseases & Epidemics traces the history of some of the most impactful diseases in human history, such as smallpox, measles, the bubonic plague, and HIV, and looks at how these viruses and bacterial plagues affected American politics and culture. The book will also explore the rise and spread of the anti-vaccination and science skepticism movements and their relationship to American and global public health
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on title page of print version
Subject Epidemics -- history.
Communicable Diseases.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- United States -- History -- Sources
Communicable diseases -- United States -- History -- Sources
Epidemics -- United States -- History -- Sources
COVID-19 (Disease)
Communicable diseases.
Epidemics.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Sources.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1787858715
9781787858718
Other Titles Diseases and epidemics