Microbiology Human History

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Microbiology Human History
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  1. Major Impacts (5)
    • Plague
    • Smallpox + Americas
    • Cholera
    • 1918 Flu
    • HIV
  2. Black Plague (4)
    • Yersinia pestis
    • on Rat Fleas
    • Causes immune response - Buboes -lymph nodes infected
    • mortality = 50-90% untreated
  3. Plague History
    • China 1334 3 million dead
    • Kaffa+Hannibeg khan+biowarfare+people ran from italy = Europe gets plague
  4. Spread of Plague (3)
    • Alexandria 1347 - 1000ppl/day
    • Ciaro 7500/day
    • 60 years
  5. Outcome of plague (3)
    • Social breakdown
    • 1/3 Europe dies
    • Decameraon+cantebury tales = classes mixing
  6. Smallpox (4)
    • 18th centruy 60 million people
    • 30-35% mortality (80% children under 5)
    • targets skin cells and seperates skin from body = confluent (Discreet pustules)
    • Earliest plague known (Athens 430 BC)
  7. Smallpox + America (6)
    • 90-95% mortality for 200 years
    • 1519 cortes + Mexico
    • Killed most of Aztec army
    • Millions of iriquois
    • 6 epidemics in boston
    • Plague gives immunity to small pox

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