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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 ...
"Send only your serious cases"--delivering flu to Toronto: an anthropological analysis of the 1918-19 influenza epidemic in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This project looks at the 1918-19 pandemic influenza experience in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Based on historical records (most notably death registries and archival material) this work strives to understand the social, ...
An analysis of the 1875-1877 scarlet fever epidemic of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
An epidemic of scarlet fever on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada between 1875 and 1877 is analyzed in the context of a larger, world-wide pandemic of scarlet fever that occurred between 1825 and 1885. Data derived ...
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 ...