Identifying the source of the outbreak

 Identifying the source of the outbreak

Epidemic: Sudden increase in cases of a disease.

Epidemiology:  Study of disease and other health outcomes, their causes in a population, and how they can be controlled.

Outbreak: A higher-­than-expected number of occurrences of disease in a specific location and time.

Pandemic: Event in which a disease spreads across several countries and affects a large number of people.

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