Epidemics of the US

 

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
1853CholeraBirmingham?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

* - means the epidemic is spread over more than one year.