Class Notes (839,242)
Canada (511,223)
Anthropology (1,602)
ANTB15H3 (33)

reading 7.docx

1 Page

Course Code
Maydianne Andrade

This preview shows half of the first page. Sign up to view the full page of the document.
Brieg Communication: Rethinking the Impact of 1918 Influenza Pandemic on Sex Differentials in Mortality  1918 Influenza Pandemic – deadly influenza virus (killing 20-40 million & infecting 20 – 50% of the worlds population)  Killed mostly people from ages 15 to 45  Infection of lungs, primarily fatal pneumonia  Differential rates in rural versus urban settings (mortality was higher in towns and cities compared to rural communities)  Larger towns and cities had less mortality rates compared to small towns and cities possibly due to better medical care  Secondary pneumonia caused by influenza was exacerbated by tuberculosis  Influenza epidemic had a strong and long lasting effect on differential mortality by sex  Mechanism for change was selection: those with tuberculosis were more likely to die  Males were affected more than
More Less
Unlock Document

Only half of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.