Exam Review of Epidemiology

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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Semester
Summer

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Plagues and Diseases Epidemiology ------------------------------------------------------------- - Leprosy [Mycobaterium Leprae] - Usually high rates in Brazil, Africa, India, Southeast Asia - Affect people of all races everywhere, affects 10-14 and 35-44 year old people - Rarely in infants - Ninebanded Armadillo experiment: Tested on armadillos as the bacteria mutates and incubates 6m to 4yrs, as opposed to 6yrs in humans - Shows low body temperature may promote disease - Had concerns of infection from armadillos to humans - Darcy island and Tracadie, New Brunswick - Darcy: Chinese railway labore
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