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mortality and epidemics lecture

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Department
Geography
Course
GGRC02H3
Professor
Elrick
Semester
Winter

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GGRC02 LEC MORTALITY AND EPIDEMICS 20:15 Feb 092011 GGRC02 LEC MORTALITY AND EPIDEMICS - developing countries the demographic transition started after WWII - was quicker in developed countries because of availability of medical - half of all deaths used to occur under the age of five, made it past this, healthy life until late 20s early thirties - after domestication of animals and advanced agricultural techniques, humans settled, brought up infectious diseases due to a denser popn and poor sanitation in these settlements - illness and diseases travelled through trades between these settlements - public health initiatives in the late 18 c from businessmen to protect workers in their factories - TB, bronchitis, pneumonia prevalent in the time - diptheria was only eradicated by large scale immunization programs - epidemiological transition: brought different causes of death
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