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In epidemiology, an epidemic occurs when new cases of a certain disease, in a given human population, and during a given period, substantially exceed what is "expected," based on recent experience . In recent usages, the disease is not required to be communicable;...
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epidemic also epidemical adj. Spreading rapidly and extensively by infection and affecting many individuals in an area or a population at the same
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Epidemic - Definition of Epidemic at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary ... of epidemic... List of epidemics. Epidemic spread. Aids epidemic. Pandemic ...
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An epidemic (from the Greek epi- ("upon") and demos ("people")) is the rapid and ... An example of an epidemic would be an influenza that impacts thousands of people ...
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Public health awareness site hosted by Dr. C. Everett Koop and providing information about hepatitis C and the hepatitis C epidemic. Explains how the virus is ...
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Circumcision is a recent epidemic in America. ... This exciting fact provided much hope that the terrible epidemic could be stopped. ...
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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent institutions for scientific research and education, with collections of more than 32 million ...
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Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine -- The AIDS Epidemic -- A Progress Report from Mexico City ... priority in the global AIDS epidemic. ...
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Epidemic summary with 276 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... An epidemic is the occurrence of an illness ...
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A National Epidemic. Overweight and Obese from Coast to Coast ... behind these numbers further illustrate the prevalence of the obesity epidemic. ...
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Sub-Saharan Africa has just over 10% of the world's population, but is home to more than 60% of all ... Drivers of the epidemic. Gender. Greater Involvement ...
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Directed by Lars von Trier. With Allan De Waal, Ole Ernst, Michael Gelting. ... Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Epidemic (1987) ...
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Politics meets pandemic in this satirical musical comedy set during a political campaign and bird flu epidemic. Featuring live music and un-live chickens.
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Definition of epidemic from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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Role of CCL3L1-CCR5 genotypes in the epidemic spread of HIV-1 and evaluation of ... successfully to eradicate an epidemic was <1 only when the infected partner had ...
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Influenza poses a continuing public health threat in epidemic and pandemic seasons. The 1951 influenza epidemic (A/H1N1) caused an unusually high death toll in ...
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Teacher's Guide to Epidemic! The Natural History of Disease, exhibition at the San Diego Natural History Museum from April 7 through August 12, 2001.
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