Epidemics in the United States, health and medicine homework help

Epidemics have an enormous impact on the health of citizens and communities. The United States has experienced many, many epidemics throughout our history. For this discussion forum, do some research on U.S. epidemics. Choose one specific epidemic and in a post of 150 – 175 words, give an overview of the epidemic, for example tell us about the type of epidemic, date, location, brief description of the disease, overall impact of the epidemic (i.e., mortality rate), etc. Include a statement(s) as to the factors that you believe played the most important role in the development of the epidemic (i.e., overcrowding, lack of public awareness, lack of medicine, precipitating natural disaster, etc.).

 
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