Updating the Count of the 1918 Spanish flu

Johnson, N. P., & Mueller, J. (2002). Updating the accounts: global mortality of the 1918-1920″ Spanish” influenza pandemic. Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 76(1), 105-115 This was a super interesting article for me because it combined history, biology, and epidemiology. The paper is from John Hopkins University and the main gist of it is […]

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Virulence Evolution in Epidemics

This article explored the effect of virulence evolution within an epidemic and how it affects its spread on the “front line”.  Using the equation for virulence which is basically an organisms ability to cause damage to a host organism vs its ability to replicate, vs its ability to spread. the result of the study found […]

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