When Does an Epidemic Become a Pandemic? - Deepstash

An epidemic is a broad term used to describe any problem that is actively spreading and has grown out of control.

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When Does an Epidemic Become a Pandemic?

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Epidemiology is the branch of medicine that handles the following:

  • Incidence: the occurrence of a disease over a specified period.
  • Prevalence: how many pe...

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  • Sporadic refers to a disease that occurs infrequently or irregularly.
  • Cluster refers to a disease that occurs in larger numbers even though the actu...

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The one staging model used to direct the public health response involves the flu. The same basic model can be applied with variations to epidemics like tuberculosis or malaria.

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