endemic disease


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a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location

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Such rapid urbanization - partly driven by factors like poverty, conflict and, indeed, climate change - will aggravate the risk of both epidemics and endemic disease. Higher population density facilitates contagion, while increased pollution and pressure on public sanitation can lead to respiratory disease (such as pneumonia) and diarrheal disease (like rotavirus and cholera).
medinensis by CDC) occurred in a child who had never traveled outside her home area and was discovered during a nationwide search for dracunculiasis as Angola prepared for WHO certification that it had no endemic disease. Initial investigations found no other confirmed infection in a human or dog in the child's home village and neighboring villages.
Dengue fever, a potentially lethal endemic disease that affects many tropical countries, is a significant problem in Brazil, and the year of 2015 is shaping up to be a particularly bad year.
higher risk because of endemic disease in pigs and wild boar in Sardinia, Italy; 2.
KBD is an endemic disease and is very rarely seen outside these areas.
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has secured PS450,000 to develop skills in general animal health and welfare and an extra PS550,000 for training and awareness in the fight against endemic disease, with a focus on Bovine Diarrhoea (BVD) and Scab.
Hemorrhagic disease is an endemic disease that strikes periodically throughout whitetail country and is transmitted by biting midges.
"It's old and endemic disease. Too much money has made the game a business and too much corruption has come in, and that's not confined to Pakistan only.
Scobey mentioned among the key legacies was the Infectious and Endemic Disease Control which was able to reduce the prevalence of Schistosomiasis, "a disease which has existed since the Pharaohs," to less than one percent.
The sheer size of the humanitarian problems created by chronic poverty, food shortage, endemic disease, exploitation of natural resources, recurrent natural disasters, and interminable outbreaks of hostility commands attention.
It could then have occurred as isolated epidemics, but at that stage the local population was too low to sustain endemic disease. It was only by the 1st century BC that Rome's population (always much greater than that of Athens) had grown large enough to maintain endemic measles.
A domestic policy will offer coverage for occupational disease, but might not cover endemic disease. With foreign voluntary workers compensation coverage, which covers endemic disease, however, the insurer will pay the claim for lost wages and medical expenses until the individual is cured.
A "perfect storm" of endemic disease and poor sanitation faces typhoon victims in the Philippines who are stranded without enough international aid, an aid worker said yesterday.
"If you set out to design a system that guarantees we will continue to have problems with endemic disease, then I could not think of a better one than this," he said.
"If you set out to design a system that guarantees that we will continue to have problems with endemic disease then I could not think of a better one than this," he said.