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Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica

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CASALINO, Carlota. Epidemic and endemic mortality according to causes and sanitary conditions in mid-nineteenth century Lima, Peru. Rev. perú. med. exp. salud publica [online]. 2017, vol.34, n.3, pp.564-568. ISSN 1726-4634.

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.

Keywords : Epidemic; Endemic; Lima.

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