epidemic disease

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any infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people

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The dialectical relationship between epidemics and conquest, conflict and war, is illustrated in the accounts of almost all the epidemic diseases.
Apart from these leitmotivs the book contains contributions on specific aspects of ordinary life influenced by the spreading of contagious diseases (the plague, smallpox, or syphilis): from Montaigne's idea of using impregnated moustaches as a natural safeguard against contagion (Helene Cazes) to the protective role of the votive images of St Francis Xavier in Naples during the seventeenth century (Rose Marie San Juan), the social effects of epidemic disease in Germany (Mitchell Lewis Hammond), the perception of contagion in French memorialistic texts (Frederic Charbonneau), and the fear of smallpox in eighteenth-century England (David Shuttleton).
He argues that modern researchers--historians and medical writers alike--systematically ignored or misconstrued evidence, damaging our understanding of epidemic disease and perhaps even of the Renaissance itself.
In Six Modern Plagues, Mark Jerome Walters writes about these and other new epidemic disease emergences and attempts to uncover underlying common themes.
Violent conflict, epidemic disease, instability and poverty were afflicting millions in the region, he said.
Guangdong Province epidemic disease experts discovered that the animals most commonly handled by the wild animal traders found to have SARS antibodies were masked civet cats, wild pigs, rabbits and snakes, the report said.
In particular, she does provide substantive support for Native suspicions that they were laboratory rats in western medicine's development of treatments for epidemic disease.
But when it comes to the treatment of epidemic disease, the conflict between commerce and humanitarianism is nothing new.
Social, institutional, and political factors that contribute to low participation of girls in school may be exacerbated in times of severe economic downturn, civil strife, or epidemic disease, and interventions to overcome constraints may prove less effective.
The epidemic disease was smallpox which recurred about every six years.
Earlier, Director General Information, Science and Technology Department giving details informed that under the said project research was being conducted with the collaboration of prestigious institutes of country to explore newest way for control, timely diagnose and treatment epidemic disease.
BANNU -- District Headquarter (DHQ) Hospitals Bannu, lacks deadly Diphtheria virus vaccines for the last one week, as threat loams on the spread of epidemic disease.
Although no longer a formidable epidemic disease, measles is still responsible for up to 2 million deaths per annum--mainly among children in developing countries.
Sabin and the conquest of epidemic disease, the rise of big engineering during World War II, and global metrology 1961-80.
The English "sanitary idea" suggested that epidemic disease arose from miasmas--accumulated filth and foul smells increasingly found in urban places.
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