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HIS.Q 213 - Epidemics and Pandemics in US Society, 1492- Present.

This course explores the ways that epidemics and pandemics have reshaped U.S. Society from the Columbian exchange to COVID-19. Some of the infectious diseases addressed in this study include Smallpox, Cholera, Influenza, HIV/AIDS, and COVID-19. The course will include a focus on how epidemics and pandemics reshape everyday life, expose social fault lines by exacting a toll on the most vulnerable populations, how medical science and public health have been shaped by and responded to these diseases, and why Americans were unprepared for the latest pandemic. Course Code: R.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Code: R. Term cycle: variable. Yearly cycle: variable offering.

Credits: 3

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