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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Semester
Summer

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Chapter 2: Plagues, the Price of Being Sedentary Zoonoses Zoonotic Infections- animal infections transmitted to humans Hunter- gathers small groups , human to human transmission were absent 3 surge to human population: 1) Tool Making Revolution : killing meat 2) Agriculture revolution: change from hunter-gather to farming, irrigation, human waste as fertilizer, politics, banking, urbanization (city building), domestication of animals 3) Scientific- Industrial Revolution Impact of disease -population density -character and quality of the water supply, food and shelter -frequency of contact among individuals -human contact with animals ( big 5 sheep, goat, pigs , cows, horses) -climate -accident of geography - different plants and animals available in different areas Examples of domestication diseases -Measles dogs and cattle smallpox cows , pigs and fowl -Tuberculosis bovine TB -HIV chimpanzees -SARS- civet cats -hematuria- snails Chapters 3: Six Plagues of Antiquity The disease of Antiquity (500 BC- 700AD)- characterized by parasites with long lived transmission stages, as well as those involving per
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