ANTC68H3 Deconstructing Epidemics

Colonization, globalization and socio-ecological factors play an important role in origin, maintenance and emergence of old and new infectious diseases in human populations such as yellow fever, cholera, influenza, SARS. Issues of co-morbidity, the epidemiological transition, syndemics and the impact of global warming on the emergence of new diseases are discussed.
Science credit

Prerequisite: 

Any B-level course in Anthropology or Biology and any statistics course.

Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences