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Epidemiological practice by which the spread of disease is monitored in order to establish patterns of progression. Wikipedia

  • Index case

    First documented patient in a disease epidemic within a population, or the first documented patient included in an epidemiological study. Thought to be the first person affected. Wikipedia

  • Epidemiology

    Study and analysis of the distribution , patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. Cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare. Wikipedia

  • Any method to reduce the spread of an epidemic disease without requiring pharmaceutical drug treatments. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) points to Personal NPIs, Community NPIs and Environmental NPIs. Wikipedia

  • Disease outbreak

    Outbreak is a sudden increase in occurrences of a disease in a particular time and place. Entire continent. Wikipedia

  • The European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET) Fellowship provides training and practical experience in intervention epidemiology at the national centres for surveillance and control of communicable diseases in the European Union. Aimed at EU medical practitioners, public-health nurses, microbiologists, veterinarians and other health professionals with previous experience in public health and a keen interest in epidemiology. Wikipedia

  • Infection

    Invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to the infectious agents and the toxins they produce. Illness resulting from an infection. Wikipedia


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