epidemic Meaning and Definition

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English definition for epidemic

1. a. (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously

2. n. a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time

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An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.
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