outbreak clusters

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00:54 May 10, 2020
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COVID-19 - Science - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: outbreak clusters
Definition from Clemson University:
According to CNN, a disease cluster or infection cluster is a group of similar health events that have occurred in the same area around the same time.

Example sentence(s):
  • “A further analysis is being done as we are observing outbreak clusters in the Western Cape. This means that a number of people who operate and interact in the same area (eg, factories and shopping centres) are testing positive.” The South African
  • A new study of the more than 300 outbreak clusters of COVID-19 in China reveals that the majority of the outbreaks were fueled by indoor transmission of the disease, while outdoor transmission was scarce. The Hill
  • Coronavirus Ireland: Outbreak clusters of Covid-19 cases found in Irish pub and 22 nursing homes Irish Mirror
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5tartuntaryvästymä, -klusteri, -rypäs
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tartuntaryvästymä, -klusteri, -rypäs

Definition from Ruokavirasto:
Joulukuun 2019 lopulla Kiinan terveysviranomaiset raportoivat äkillisten keuhkokuumeiden ryvästymän eli tartuntatapausten kertymisen ajallisesti ja paikallisesti.

Example sentence(s):
  • Tilanne on Euroopan maiden osalta muuttunut viime päivien aikana. Ensimmäisiä laajempia ryvästymiä ja paikallisia tartuntaketjuja on todettu Italiassa. - THL  
  • Varsinainen tartuntarypäs todettiin alkuvuodesta Hubein maakunnan pääkaupungissa Wuhanissa. Kummatkin Kiinan ulkopuolella todetuista tapauksista olivat olleet Wuhanissa tammikuun alussa. - YLE  
  • VARHAINEN tartuntaryväs Ranskan alpeilta kuvastaa epäsuhtaa eri ihmisten ja tartuntatilanteiden välillä. - HS  

Epidemiologian sanasto: Cluster: Ryväs (genetiivi Rypään); Ryvästymä; Klusteri

Tarja Karjalainen
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