outbreak

Polish translation: epidemia

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10:56 Apr 13, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: outbreak
Definition from CNN International:
An outbreak is a higher-than-normal rate of occurrence of a disease. The terms epidemic and pandemic are often used to describe the magnitude or nature of an outbreak or series of outbreaks. In other words, think of outbreak as the building block of several other coronavirus-related terms.

Example sentence(s):
  • WHO announces COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic WHO
  • Even in this modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant, though not every outbreak reaches pandemic level as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has. Visual Capitalist
  • Combined with epidemiological studies, scientists can pinpoint individuals who may have been the first people to start spreading the disease and so trigger the outbreak. BBC News
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Polish translation:epidemia
Definition:
epidemia –wystąpienie na danym obszarze zakażeń lub zachorowań na chorobę zakaźną w liczbie wyraźnie większej niż we wcześniejszym okresie albo wystąpienie zakażeń lub chorób zakaźnych dotychczas niewystępujących
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epidemia


Definition from Dz.U. 2008Nr 23 poz. 1570:
epidemia –wystąpienie na danym obszarze zakażeń lub zachorowań na chorobę zakaźną w liczbie wyraźnie większej niż we wcześniejszym okresie albo wystąpienie zakażeń lub chorób zakaźnych dotychczas niewystępujących

Example sentence(s):
  • Epidemia zaczęła się w Chinach, ale przybywa pacjentów w innych regionach. - Medonet  
  • Do tej pory Światowa Organizacja Zdrowia wzbraniała się przed nazywaniem epidemii koronawirusa pandemią. - Polska Times  
Patrycja Amanowicz
United States
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