Epidemic and endemic mortality according to causes and sanitary conditions in mid-nineteenth century Lima, Peru

Authors

  • Carlota Casalino Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Lima, Perú. Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Lima, Perú. Historiadora. Doctora en Ciencias Sociales.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17843/rpmesp.2017.343.2486

Keywords:

Epidemic, Endemic, Lima

Abstract

In mid-19th century Lima, Peru, death had various causes. Nonetheless, epidemics raised greater concern among the population and authorities. The highest number of deaths was due to endemic diseases caused by poor sanitary conditions. However, as these were accepted as routine deaths, they were ignored.

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Author Biography

  • Carlota Casalino, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Lima, Perú. Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Lima, Perú. Historiadora. Doctora en Ciencias Sociales.

    Doctora en Ciencias Sociales.

    Docente dictante de la Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.

    Docente Asociada tiempo parcial UNMSM

Published

2017-09-29

Issue

Section

Public Health History

How to Cite

1.
Casalino C. Epidemic and endemic mortality according to causes and sanitary conditions in mid-nineteenth century Lima, Peru. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica [Internet]. 2017 Sep. 29 [cited 2024 May 25];34(3):364-8. Available from: https://rpmesp.ins.gob.pe/index.php/rpmesp/article/view/2486