Mortality from the influenza pandemic of 1918–19 in Indonesia

@article{Chandra2013MortalityFT,
  title={Mortality from the influenza pandemic of 1918–19 in Indonesia},
  author={S. Chandra},
  journal={Population Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={67},
  pages={185 - 193}
}
  • S. Chandra
  • Published 2013
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Population Studies
  • The influenza pandemic of 1918–19 was the single most lethal short-term epidemic of the twentieth century. For Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, the most widely used estimate of mortality from that pandemic is 1.5 million. We estimated mortality from the influenza pandemic in Java and Madura, home to the majority of Indonesia's population, using panel data methods and data from multiple quinquennial population counts and two decennial censuses. The new estimates suggest that… CONTINUE READING
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