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Mass vaccination introduced in the early 1960s has greatly diminished the international impact of measles as an epidemic disease, but it nevertheless remains a significant paediatric illness.
Water supply, wastewater, and solid-waste disposal systems began to be seen as ways to provide permanent relief from epidemic disease and other threats to health.
The outbreak is 40 days earlier this year than usual," said He Jianfeng, head of the Institute of Epidemic Disease Control and Research under Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Quarantine was also applied for 7 days, even if no cases were reported, to vessels arriving from New Zealand and South Africa because of severe epidemic disease in those areas and from certain Pacific Islands with which communication was limited.
An epidemic disease ravaging the starfish population caused lesions to form on the animals' backs and rays, exposing the inner organs and making the bodies literally fall apart within days.
After some forty years of complacency, AIDS and Ebola awakened our dormant dread of an epidemic disease characterized by sudden onset, gruesome symptoms, and/or swift, excruciating death.
During the latter half of the 20th century, serogroup A meningococci have been responsible for most epidemic disease in Africa; however, as with other regions of the world, cases caused by serogroup B, C, Y, W135, and X meningococci have been occasionally responsible for epidemics.
Sheldon Watts argues that the impact of epidemic disease is inseparable from the uses and distribution of power.
It is about what happens when epidemic disease strikes and people begin to fear each other.
Meanwhile, the residents of the area invited the attention of concern authority towards this grave issue so that the residents of the area could get some relief from this epidemic disease in this regard.
With the passage of time this epidemic spread in the district of Ghotki, Shikarpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Panuaqal, Kandhkot and 232 children died in this epidemic disease.
KUWAIT, April 29 (KUNA) -- The municipal committee in charge of food safety issued a recommendation to lift the ban on meat imports from the United States, which was imposed due to mad cow epidemic disease, the President of Food Safety Committee in Kuwait Municipality Mohammad Al-Otaibi said Sunday.

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