Observations on the history of epidemiology in western New York, 1843-1960.

Abstract

Epidemiology has a rich tradition in western New York State, beginning with the classic study by Austin Flint of a waterborne typhoid fever outbreak in North Boston in 1843. Other important investigations included the study of the Buffalo poliomyelitis epidemic of 1912, by Wade Hampton Frost, which provided a comprehensive characterization of the… (More)

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@article{Winkelstein1997ObservationsOT, title={Observations on the history of epidemiology in western New York, 1843-1960.}, author={Warren Winkelstein}, journal={American journal of epidemiology}, year={1997}, volume={146 11}, pages={896-906} }