... (regular cases often occurring in a region), epidemic
(an unusually high number of cases in a region), or pandemic (a global epidemic).
Major human epidemic
viruses include influenza , Human ... . Smallpox has been eradicated as a major epidemic
virus, however emerging viruses and engineered ...
... States alone. The Centers for Disease Control has termed the change an epidemic
. The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse estimates that ... diabetes. Each term is a misnomer, especially since the obesity epidemic
in recent years has led to increased incidence of type 2 diabetes in ...
... (Draper 19).
Meanwhile, the nurses at the hospital had an Ebola epidemic
on their hands. The needle used for Lokela's quinine injection was ... for help. The CDC informed the international medical community about the epidemic
The fatality rate for the 1976 outbreak was 88.05%; the ...
... to fight them with antibiotics , and other health developments. A hidden epidemic
gradually emerged in the post World War II years, where ... and low levels of exercise. Despite this knowledge, the peak of the epidemic
is still with us, and obesity-related diseases are prevalent in the ...
... Century an army of 40,000 sent by First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte of France to Haiti to suppress the Haitian Revolution was wiped out by an epidemic
of Yellow Fever (including the expedition's commander and Bonaparte's brother-in-law, Charles Leclerc ). Some historians believe Haiti was to be a ...