Flashcards in Communicable Diseases Deck (5)
Fall of Roman Empire?
Bacterial, flea bite, rats
Black death 1334---60% of Europe wiped out.
Sped economic, social and tech development
Modern plague 1860 China
10 million deaths
Recent; India early 20th, Vietnam 60s and 70s
no treatment, only vaccination
now eradicated, last US case 1949
Crippling and deadly, virus
Eradicated in US but still in world
Contagious liver disease
Spreads thru blood or body fluids
Birth, bite, touching open sores, sharing personal items, food chewed, needles, transfusions, sex,