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Synonyms for pandemic

so pervasive and all-inclusive as to exist in or affect the whole world

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an epidemic that is geographically widespread

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epidemic over a wide geographical area

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existing everywhere

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With early detection of a pandemic or disease threat to a community, public health can work with health care providers and other partners to activate plans and implement control measures that could ultimately limit the spread of disease and reduce the impact of a pandemic on your community.
HHS plans to make existing federal stockpiles of pharmaceutical interventions available for distribution once a pandemic begins.
Preparedness for Pandemic Influenza in Nursing Homes: A 2-State Survey," shows that 52% of the 451 responding nursing homes in Nebraska and Michigan do not have any pandemic plan; 23% had a specific plan; and 24% had a pandemic response incorporated into an overall disaster response plan.
Developed in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic provides general guidance for all types of workplaces, describes the differences between seasonal, avian and pandemic influenza, and presents information on the nature of a potential pandemic, how the virus is likely to spread.
If a pandemic strikes again, it will affect all states.
These strategies are important, because the best protection against pandemic influenza--a vaccine--is not likely to be available at the outset of a pandemic.
The worst pandemic in living memory, in 1918, killed millions worldwide.
Reynaldo made the comments during a pandemic flu conference at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles.
While health care experts have little idea when a pandemic flu will strike North America, how bad it will be, or what form it will take, many say the H5N1 bird flu looks like a likely candidate.
For Factiva, a pandemic that could force its employees to work from home wouldn't be so different from a normal day--since over 700 of its 800 global employees already have the capability to, and do, work remotely a good part of the time.
One of NZNO's major tasks is to ensure its members are informed of their legal, ethical, professional and industrial rights and responsibilities in a pandemic and thus able to meet the challenges a pandemic will present.
Unsure if or when the next flu pandemic might strike, public health officials are telling school districts to be prepared should the bird flu virus evolve to the point where it can spread easily from person to person.
Over the last year, it has been impossible to watch TV or read a newspaper without encountering dire reports about bird flu and the possibility of a worldwide epidemic, or pandemic.