1918 influenza pandemic hastened the decline of tuberculosis in the United tates : An age , period , cohort analysis

@inproceedings{Noymera20111918IP,
  title={1918 influenza pandemic hastened the decline of tuberculosis in the United tates : An age , period , cohort analysis},
  author={ndrew Noymera},
  year={2011}
}
  • ndrew Noymera
  • Published 2011
The effect of the 1918 influenza pandemic on other diseases is a neglected topic in historical epidemiology. This paper takes up the hypothesis that the influenza pandemic affected the long-term decline of tuberculosis through selective mortality, such that many people with tuberculosis were killed in 1918, depressing subsequent tuberculosis mortality and transmission. Regularly collected vital statistics data on mortality of influenza and tuberculosis in the US are presented and analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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