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epidemic

(Disease), noun ailment, contagion, disease, endemic, illness, infection, malady, pandemic, plague, scourge, sickness
Associated concepts: antiepidemic law, epidemic law, pandemic

epidemic

(Large scale), noun a far-reaching occurrence, a rampant situation, a universal situation, a wideepread situation, acceleration, an omnibus situation, burreoning number, comprehensiveness, extensiveness, flurry, increasing number, mounting number, upsurge, upturn
Associated concepts: class action
See also: contagious, current, disease, far reaching, general, pestilent, predominant, prevailing, prevalent, rife
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The abrupt upward epidemic curve in the communes bordering Artibonite dramatically contrasts with the progressive epidemic curve in the other communes of Haiti (Figure 2, panel B).
Comparison of these data with epidemic curves for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 showed less variability than expected; no geographic variation was detected.
Methods: INFERNO incorporates existing knowledge of infectious disease epidemiology into adaptive forecasts and uses the concept of an outbreak signature as a composite of disease epidemic curves.
One limitation of the projections was that the estimated epidemic curve for Bahia State was based on Salvador, the capital city, which contains only -18% of the population of Bahia State.
Eventually, transmission to health care workers, patients, and visitors resurged, leading to an additional 79 cases, as evident in the bimodal shape of the epidemic curve.
The epidemic curve of the outbreak is shown in the Figure.
The estimate was based on the actual epidemic curve in the United States, which included the effects of the vaccination program.
Onset dates were categorized according to work week for each year and were used to create an epidemic curve and yearly incidence graph.
The epidemic curve in their article suggests that the control activities had an effect on mortality rates, resulting in a decrease in case-fatality rates to <1%.
Epidemic curve for DENV infection in children in 2 locations in western Kenya, 2014-2016.
Clearly this is not the kind of scale that will make an impact on the epidemic curve," she said.

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