morbidity rate

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00:54 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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Definition from Nationalencyklopedin:
inom epidemiologin term för frekvensen av sjukdom och ohälsa i en befolkning

Example sentence(s):
  • Morbiditeten och mortaliteten vid en influensapandemi kan variera betydligt beroende på subtyp och stam. - Läkartidningen  

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