Czas a choroba. Epidemia duru brzusznego na Pomorzu Zachodnim w latach 1945–1948
Typhoid Epidemic in the Years 1945–1948 in West Pomerania
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The disease constitutes a social phenomenon: it appears, lasts and disappears. It infl uences the rhythm of social life of the community. The epidemiological situation after Second World War conditions for various infectious and epidemic diseases to spread in West Pomerania. The aim of article has been to show the time of typhoid epidemic in the years of 1945–1948 in West Pomerania, to specify the causes of its appearance, the course and the organization of the fi ght with the disease. The sanitary institutions of the State Repatriation Department and Main Extraordinary Commissariat to Fight with Epidemics played an important in countering the epidemic.
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