•Pandemic: the disease spans the entire world
•Epidemic: takes on a continent or a country
•Yersinia pestis: causative agent responsible for Bubonic Plague
•Epidemiology: study or distribution of disease
1 in 4 doctors and 1 in 2 nurses in Montreal wash their hands b/w patients
•Pick two countries, and examine the impact (cultural, economic, and religion) of plague
oBrazil, Switzerland, Egypt, China, and England [London (1965, The great London
oEconomical affects: less trade, less workforce, reduced business
oCultural affects: scape-goating
oReligiously affects: sign that God was angry; God punishing them; whipping
themselves (flagellants) thought they committed such sin n it was God’s
punishment; a lot of prayers
•How important was the legacy of the Black Death in shaping late medieval attitudes
towards death of commemoration?
oNo more ceremonies for the death cuz a lot of deaths
•Bubonic is a sudden death n leprosy is a living death
•Plague is US: Utah, California, Mexico
•Incubation period: 2-10 days
•William Mompesson: priest that told everyone not to leave the town of Eyyam
•Leprosy: an infectious disease caused b Mycobacterium leprae, characterized by skin
lesions and necrosis; It is a chronic infectious disease which was once a scourge
throughout the world
1873: Mycobacterium leprae (Dr Armauer Hansen of Norway)
MDT: Dapsone, Rifampicin, Clofazimine
1. Paucibacillary H.d.
Midler and characterized by one or more hupopigmented skin macules
2. Multibacillary .d.
symmetric skin lesions, nodules, plagues, thickened dermis
•What methods of transmission might exist for Hansen’s disease?
oSkin lesions (skin contact); respiratory drop-outs
•What does the pioneering work of Moller-Christensen show about the diagnosis of
Hansen’s disease in the Middle Age?
oMoller-Christensen: One that found that facial deformities was key symptom of
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