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LC control 85044370
LC classificationRA648.5 RA654
Topical headingEpidemics
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Variant(s)Disease outbreaks
Outbreaks of disease
See alsoindividual epidemic diseases
Communicable diseases
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Found inWork cat.: 2017386913: Molina del Villar, A. Guerra, tifo y cerco sanitario en la ciudad de México 1911-1917, 2016: t.p. ([cataloger's translation] War, typhus and quarantine in Mexico City 1911-1917)
Morelock, J. Pandemics, authoritarian populism, and science fiction, 2021: ECIP galley (presently the representation of the "diseased Other" is to be found in pandemic, which is a terrifying unseen phenomenon since it can eliminate an entire population on earth)
Merriam-Webster online, Oct. 29, 2020: pandemic (noun: def. 1: an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area (such as multiple countries or continents) and typically affects a significant proportion of the population : a pandemic outbreak of a disease) epidemic (noun: def. 1: an outbreak of disease that spreads quickly and affects many individuals at the same time : an outbreak of epidemic disease; synonyms or near-synonyms: pandemic)
MeSH, July 30, 2021 (Pandemics; scope note: Epidemics of infectious disease that have spread to many countries, often more than one continent, and usually affecting a large number of people; MeSH tree BT>Epidemics)