Epidemiology | public health | University of Michigan

 topic: Flu Pandemic (1918) 

  What damage was done besides just the number of deaths?  What public health measures were put into place, or maybe what measures were not taken that should or could have been taken? 

 We live in interesting times and are going through an episode that seems unique to us.  But it is not unique; civilizations have met this kind of challenge before.  The United States faced a horrible scenario with the Spanish Flu in the years 1918-1919.  This project will let you explore the role disease has had in upending “normal” life, how people coped with a horrible disease impacting their lives and society in general.  You will also learn how disease actually changed societies. 

 his paper needs to be:Between 4-5 pages in length (approximately 1,200 – 1,500 words)Times New Roman or Arial type in 12-point fontOne-inch margins all aroundLine spacing at 1.5If you need a reference page because you cite a source, the references page will not count toward the 4-5 pages that make up the body of the paper.   Your name should be in a header or footer of the paper.APA style is probably best to follow, but I will not be strict about this.  Pick a style that works for you and stick with it. 

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