Pandemic

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Pandemic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world
  • existing everywhere; "pandemic fear of nuclear war"
  • epidemic over a wide geographical area; "a pandemic outbreak of malaria"

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  • an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world

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Pandemic Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A pandemic (from Greek παν pan all + δήμος demos people) is an epidemic (an outbreak of an infectious disease) that spreads across a large region (for example a continent), or even worldwide.

According to the World Health Organization, a pandemic can start when three conditions have been met:



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'Pandemic' example sentence in quotations


* It could be said that the AIDS pandemic is a classic own-goal scored by the human race against itself. - Anne


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Pandemic Sample Sentences in News


  • After Ebola, flu and drug resistance top pandemic threats
    By Ben Hirschler DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The worst-ever Ebola epidemic is waning, but after ravaging three West African nations and spreading fear from Dallas to Madrid, it has hammered home the message that the world needs a better detective system for emerging diseases. Risks posed by pandemic threats such as deadly strains of flu and drug-resistant super Read more on this news related to 'Pandemic'
  • World must prepare for 'war' against a global pandemic: Gates
    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says the world must use the lessons from battling Ebola to prepare for any future "war" against a global killer disease, with the help of new technology. Gates, in Berlin for a donor conference of the GAVI alliance bringing vaccines to poor countries, said the risk of a worldwide pandemic meant it was reckless not to Read more on this news related to 'Pandemic'
  • Content Media Acquires Sci-Fi Thriller Pandemic
    A movie shot in "first-person shooter" perspective starring Rachel Nichols, Mekhi Phifer and Pat Healy The post Content Media Acquires Sci-Fi Thriller Pandemic appeared first on ComingSoon.net . Read more on this news related to 'Pandemic'

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