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Pandemic

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A pandemic is an epidemic of infectious disease that has spread through human populations across a large region; for instance multiple continents, or even ...

WHO | What is a pandemic?

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Feb 24, 2010 ... A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease. An influenza pandemic occurs when a new influenza virus emerges and spreads ...

What Is a Pandemic? - WebMD

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Confused about what a pandemic is versus an epidemic? WebMD explains.

What Is a Pandemic?

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Any assumption that the term pandemic had an agreed-upon meaning was quickly undermined by debates and discussions about the term in the popular media ...

About Pandemics | Flu.gov

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When a new influenza A virus emerges, a flu pandemic can occur. Because the virus is new, the human population has little to no immunity against it. The virus ...

Pandemics: Past, Present and Future - Medical News Today

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Jan 11, 2016 ... The word pandemic comes from the Greek pandemos meaning "pertaining to all people." The Greek word pan means "all" and the Greek word ...

What is a Pandemic? - News Medical

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Nov 17, 2014 ... A pandemic is an epidemic disease that has spread across populations over vast areas such as continents or even globally.

Definition of a Pandemic

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Aug 27, 2012 ... The internationally accepted definition of a pandemic as it appears in the Dictionary of Epidemiology is straightforward and well-known: 'an ...

What Is a Pandemic, Anyway? | TakePart

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Apr 2, 2015 ... We don't think of the common ailment that way, but it's just one of many diseases that fall under the category of “pandemic.” Though the term ...

Pandemic | Definition of Pandemic by Merriam-Webster

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occurring over a wide geographic area and affecting an exceptionally high proportion of the population <pandemic malaria>. Examples: pandemic in a sentence.

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pan·dem·ic
[pan-dem-ik]
ADJECTIVE
1.
(of a disease) prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; epidemic over a large area.
2.
general; universal: pandemic fear of atomic war.
NOUN
3.
a pandemic disease.
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