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This article is a list of major epidemics.

Contents

Worldwide pandemics

The following are epidemics which spread across several continents.

Regional

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Asia

Africa

Australia

Central and South America

Europe

North America

See also

Notes

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  5. ^ Plague - LoveToKnow 1911
  6. ^ Texas Department of State Health Services, History of Plague
  7. ^ Self-limiting nature of seasonal cholera epidemics: Role of host-mediated amplification of phage
  8. ^ World Health Organization action in Afghanistan aims to control debilitating leishmaniasis
  9. ^ Malaria Epidemic Sweeps Northeast India
  10. ^ Dengue epidemic threatens India's capital
  11. ^ WHO | Chikungunya in India
  12. ^ Cholera outbreak in Iraq growing, Associated Press
  13. ^ Cholera death toll in India rises, BBC News
  14. ^ Cholera epidemic losing its sting
  15. ^ Cambodia suffers worst dengue epidemic, 407 dead, Reuters
  16. ^ Dengue cases in Philippines rise by 43 percent: government
  17. ^ Vietnam PM urges action against diarrhea outbreak, Thanh Nien Daily
  18. ^ Plague - LoveToKnow 1911
  19. ^ "Black Death". Archived from the original on 2009-11-01. http://www.webcitation.org/5kx7NYQbm. 
  20. ^ African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), WHO
  21. ^ Reanalyzing the 1900-1920 sleeping sickness epidemic in Uganda
  22. ^ Dual epidemic threatening Africa, BBC News
  23. ^ Nigeria cholera outbreak kills 400
  24. ^ Cholera Spreads Through South Africa Townships
  25. ^ Plague reappearance in Algeria after 50 years, 2003.
  26. ^ Cholera epidemic takes hold in Senegal
  27. ^ MALI: Yellow fever epidemic in Kayes,
  28. ^ Worst cholera outbreak in Angola, BBC
  29. ^ "Mourners die as fever grips Congo." Sydney Morning Herald, August 30, 2007
  30. ^ Fatal outbreak not a cholera epidemic, insists Ethiopia
  31. ^ Vaccine-linked polio hits Nigeria, BBC News
  32. ^ Somalia cholera death fears grow
  33. ^ Madagascar: eighteen dead from Bubonic Plague, five in hospital since 1 January 2008
  34. ^ Cholera epidemic in western Chad kills 123
  35. ^ "West Africa has worst meningitis epidemic for 10 years". bmj.com. April 21, 2009.
  36. ^ Kuhnke, Laverne. Lives at Risk: Public Health in Nineteenth-Century Egypt.[1] Berkeley: University of California Press, c1990.
    • Gallagher, Nancy. Egypt's Other Wars: Epidemics and the Politics of Public Health. Syracuse University Press, c1990. Published by the American University in Cairo Press. ISBN 977-424-295-5
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  38. ^ Aboriginal Health History
  39. ^ South Australian History Timeline (19th Century)
  40. ^ Australian Medical Pioneers Index (AMPI) – Colonial Medical Life
  41. ^ "Dengue fever epidemic hits northern Australia". bmj.com. March 9, 2009.
  42. ^ Texas Department of State Health Services, History of Smallpox
  43. ^ HIV and AIDS statistics and features
  44. ^ Dengue in the Americas: The Epidemics of 2000
  45. ^ Dengue fever epidemic hits Caribbean, Latin America, Reuters
  46. ^ 3,400-year-old epidemic still plagues humans today: study
  47. ^ "A List of National Epidemics of Plague in England 1348-1665"
  48. ^ Plague – LoveToKnow 1911
  49. ^ Plague in Tudor and Stuart England
  50. ^ A History of Spain and Portugal
  51. ^ Tiger mosquitoes and the history of yellow fever and dengue in Spain
  52. ^ Yellow Fever - LoveToKnow 1911
  53. ^ Guns Germs & Steel: Variables. Smallpox
  54. ^ American plague, New Scientist
  55. ^ American Indian Epidemics
  56. ^ The Fight to Eradicate a Global Scourge
  57. ^ B. Desjardins "Demographic Aspects of the 1702-1703 Smallpox Epidemic in the St. Lawrence Valley". Canadian Studies in Population, vol. 23, No 1 (1996), pp. 49-67.
  58. ^ "The Measles Epidemic of 1714- 1715 in New France" Canadian Studies in Population, vol. 36 (2009), pp. 295-323.
  59. ^ Zabdiel Boylston and innoculation
  60. ^ "Does exposure to infectious diseases in infancy affect old-age mortality? Evidence from a pre-industrial population" Social Science & Medicine, vol.68 (2009), pp.1609-1616.
  61. ^ Greg Lange,"Smallpox epidemic ravages Native Americans on the northwest coast of North America in the 1770s", 23 Jan 2003, HistoryLink.org, Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History, accessed 2 Jun 2008
  62. ^ "The first smallpox epidemic on the Canadian Plains: In the fur-traders' words", National Institutes of Health
  63. ^ Epidemics
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  65. ^ Alabama mass grave may contain bodies from 1870s epidemic. CNN.com. March 31, 2009.
  66. ^ History of Plague
  67. ^ HIV's Path Out Of Africa: Haiti, The US Then The World

63. ISBN 9783211808924 The Influenza Viruses Hoyle L 1968 Springer Verlag

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Simple English

This article is a list of major epidemics.

Contents

Worldwide Pandemics

Regional

Asia

Central and South America

Europe

Egypt

North America

References

Other pages

List of historical plagues


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