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Epidemic

(Science: epidemiology) Occurring suddenly in numbers clearly in excess of normal expectancy, said especially of infectious diseases but applied also to any disease, injury or other health related event occurring in such outbreaks.

Compare: endemic, sporadic.

Origin: gr. Epidemios = prevalent


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Detect influenza in saliva

... and fever have been the indications. I don't want to play doctor but I'm just curious. Is it possible to find out, what the cause of this mini-epidemic was ? Is it possible, to use saliva from people who still suffer under the influenza and grow cultures in a laboratory? Are the viruses or ...

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by Backes
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:38 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
Views: 3961

Re: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... an acute Diarrhoeal disease caused by V. Cholerae. It is seen in many countries of the world mainly the poor third world countries. Libya has no epidemic cases since 1970. Cholera is no longer the dreaded disease of the past because we can prevent deaths with Oral Rehydration Salt solution. You ...

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by naachiz
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:50 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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Method preventing illnesses in the progeny

... Coming back to a problem of our survival and development in unity of organisms of an environment will be pertinently to mention about arisen virus epidemic at sheep’s and furiousness at cows on the Native land of cloning of mammals. In the same place, researchers have undertaken search of a nonexistent ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Method preventing illnesses in the progeny
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Views: 8488

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

... But viruses in and of themselves are hard to treat. There is no cure for the flue, even, and it's been around as long as we have. The last flu epidemic was in the 1950s, I think. But we still cannot even control the current seasonal strain. Most of why HIV is hard to cure is because of how ...

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by ChesneMD
Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:35 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Replies: 5
Views: 6267

AIDS – a tritium disease?

... Chernobyl, in the socialistic camp the story of the deadly “disease” was spread. “HIV” strategy prevents eventual conception of ill children. “The epidemic” in the RSA also has reasonable explanation. Tritium is not a stable isotope and it turns into helium. Since the bombarding in Hiroshima and ...

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by enarees
Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: AIDS – a tritium disease?
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