Historic Pandemics


Pandemics and Epidemics

Today's interconnected world makes it easier for diseases to spread rapidly, and over great distances. Lately, talk of epidemics and pandemics frequent the headlines. While such news can be scary, the right information is important for understanding how to keep yourself healthy and eliminate unnecessary fears.

What Are Pandemics and Epidemics?

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Historic Pandemics

Health officials and historians often rely on information from the past when planning to prevent the spread of disease in the future. Read on to see how past pandemics have affected various populations.

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  • In 2008, Science Daily published an article covering the discovery of the cause of specific historical flu epidemics.

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Preventing and Controlling Epidemics and Pandemics

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