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IDS 101: Pandemics Across Space and Time

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  • Keywords: Epidemic, pandemic, contagious, isolation, social impact, economic impact, biomedicine, resistance, wet markets, pig farms, 
  • Diseases: Cholera, ebola, Spanish Flu, malaria, tuberculosis, smallpox, chickenpox, leprosy, influenza, SARS, zika, MRSA bacteria, dengue fever, pneumonic plague, Black Bubonic Plague, HIV/AIDS, H3N2, Monkeypox