This post summarizes the research by Headrick (2014) on responses to sleeping sickness epidemics in colonial Africa.
This post focuses on how British and French colonial governments reacted to sleeping sickness epidemics and what motivated their approach.
Post-contact depopulation in the New World resulted from the introduction of epidemic diseases to which Indigenous peoples were defenceless.
This article traces the origins of the current system of global health information and the foundations of current communications problems.
Long Run Health Matters is one year old! This post puts together the research summaries published during the last year.
Asia particularly suffered from the cholera, plague and influenza pandemics between 1817 and 1920. This piece highlights the various ways in which ‘seasonality’ mattered in those three pandemics.