KNOWN EPIDEMICS OCCURRING IN THE UNITED STATES 1702-1942

1702 Yellow Fever US*NY

1702 Scarlet Fever US Boston

1706 Yellow Fever US SC

1713 Measles US Boston

1721 Smallpox US Boston

1723 Influenza WW

1723 Famine UK*7 years poor harvests & epidemics

1728 Yellow Fever US SC

1729 MeaslesUSBoston

1732 Yellow FeverUSSC

1732 Influenza WW*

1735 Diphtheria/scarlet fever US*4 yrs -New England

1738 Smallpox US S.Carolina

1739 Measles US*Boston

1743 Yellow FeverUS*NY

1747 MeaslesUSCT, NY, PA, SC

1759 MeaslesUSNorth America

1761 InfluenzaUS& West Indies

1763 SmallpoxUS*Boston

1772 MeaslesUS

1775 InfluenzaWW*

1783 Bilious disorderUSFatal

1788 MeaslesUSPA, NY

1789 InfluenzaUS

1792 Yellow FeverUS*7 yrs

1793 UnknownUSPA

1793 InfluenzaUSVermont, Virginia

1802 SmallpoxUSNebraska

1803 Yellow FeverUSNY

1820 "Fever"US*

1826 CholeraWW*1826-37

1826 Dengue FeverUS* and West Indies

1829 MalariaUS*

1831 CholeraUKStarted WW 1826

1831 CholeraUS*

1832 InfluenzaUS

1833 CholeraUSOhio

1834 CholeraUSNY

1837 TyphusUSPA

1837 SmallpoxUSIndians

1841 Yellow FeverUS

1847 MeaslesUSIndians

1847 Yellow FeverUSNO

1847InfluenzaWW*

1848CholeraWW*

1850Yellow FeverUS

1850InfluenzaUS*

1850Dengue FeverUS*

1851CholeraUSIL

1852Yellow FeverUSNO

1853Cholera Birmingham?This came from a UK report with the ?

1855Yellow FeverUS

1857InfluenzaWW*

1860SmallpoxUS*Pennsylvania

1861EpidemicsUS*Civil war numerous infectious diseases

1865SmallpoxUS*

1865CholeraUS

1865TyphusUS*

1868SmallpoxUS*7 yrs

1873InfluenzaUK*N. America & Europe

1873CholeraUS

1878Yellow FeverUSNO

1885TyphoidUSPA

1886Yellow FeverUSFL

1889InfluenzaWW*

1893PolioUS1st known outbreak

1900PlagueUS*

1901SmallpoxUS*

1907PolioUS*9 yrs.

1917InfluenzaWW*Worst ever

1931PolioUS

1942PolioUS11 yrs

 

 

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