morbidity rate

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00:55 May 5, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical: Health Care, Science (general)
English term or phrase: morbidity rate
Definition from TIME:
The morbidity rate is a measure of how many people have an illness relative to the population.

Example sentence(s):
  • The objective, the ministry says, is to reduce the morbidity and mortality rate that has arisen due to COVID-19. Free Press Journal
  • Health experts suspect the toll is almost certainly higher, pointing to an elevated morbidity rate among older people suffering from a range of other illnesses who were not tested or, as is common in Indonesia, never subject to a post-mortem autopsy. Asia Times
  • Widespread coronavirus testing at a far higher rate than has been the case in the country’s European neighbours has played an important role the low morbidity rate. More than one million individuals have been tested for coronavirus in Germany. The National
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5 +1罹患率
Shiho Fukuda Koski


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Definition from 大辞林:

Example sentence(s):
  • 今回の研究により、本邦におけるリステリア症は、その症例の3/4以上が高齢者であり、かつその罹患率は年間1.00~1.60/100万人程度であると推定された。 - NIID国立感染症研究所  
  • 「このウイルスを倒す方法とは、人間がウイルスにどのような反応を示すのかを見極めることです」と、香港中文大学の小児呼吸器科医で、COVID-19の子供の罹患率についての研究を発表したゲーリー・ウィン・キン・ウォン氏は語る。 - ナショナルジオグラフィック  
Shiho Fukuda Koski
United States
Local time: 09:55
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in category: 8

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