Disease Follows Conflict

By | November 1st, 2013|Preparedness, Prevention|

Throughout human history, war and political unrest have been associated with the spread of disease, often called the “third army”.  During the Napoleonic wars, 8 times more people in the British army died from disease than from battle wounds.  In our Civil War, 66% of the 660,000 deaths among soldiers were caused by pneumonia, typhoid, [...]