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Childhood epidemics and the demographic landscape of the Aland Archipelago
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Historically, the introduction of childhood diseases such as measles or smallpox resulted in the infection of nearly every susceptible individual in a community. While smallpox has long been considered the deadlier of the ...
Agent-based modeling of the spread of the 1918-1919 Spanish Flu in three Canadian fur trading communities
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
In this project, an agent-based computer simulation was developed to model the spread of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic within and among three Aboriginal communities in central Manitoba. Data from model simulations ...
An analysis of the 1875-1877 scarlet fever epidemic of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
together. The number of contacts people have per unit of time was found to be one of the major factors correlated to the epidemic experience. These results emphasize the importance of socio-cultural factors in an age where drug therapies are becoming less...