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Epidemic over a wide geographical area; a pandemic outbreak of malaria.An epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world.pandemic

An epidemic that affects awide geographic area. Pertaining to a disease which has spread over a wide geographical area, perhaps due a dense population promoting the spread of it.

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Parasites in water

Hi. I am writing a book and I was wondering if it is possible that a pandemic could form from lethal parasites getting into a country's water supply? If a parasite which is already known to be inside the major population mutates somewhere, does that mean that ...

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by bjarnidk
Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:42 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parasites in water
Replies: 5
Views: 4703

Viruses and Evolution

On the other front, pathogens almost always evolve quickly to produce milder forms of disease - a pandemic will tend toward less-and-less lethality. A pathogen strain that keeps a host up-and-about will spread much more efficiently than one that quickly disables the host. ...

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by Darby
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Viruses and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8259

an essay for earth

... by heavy rainfall of typhoon Ondoy. Maybe in a matter of time we will experience more: super typhoon, hurricane, earthquake, tsunami, hailstorm, pandemic, landslide, wildfire, and etc. When these thoughts come on my mind, I feel the fear and the guilt. Fear, that for the next few years, would ...

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by ahdz003
Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:28 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 110865

H1N1 Scare

Please note that a level 6 pandemic just means the disease is very spread throughout the planet. That doesn't mean it will be the next black death. In fact, most A(H1N1) infections do not even require hospitalization, they do it mostly ...

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by MrMistery
Sat Jun 20, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: H1N1 Scare
Replies: 11
Views: 11009

H1N1 Scare

This time, AH1N1 becomes a global pandemic.

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by mcar
Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: H1N1 Scare
Replies: 11
Views: 11009
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