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Pan vs. Epi(demic)

Good to know:

An “epidemic” is simply a proliferation of an infectious disease beyond that normally observed. A “pandemic” is an epidemic that spreads across regions or continents. The number of dead is not part of the definition. Indeed, a pandemic may kill no one at all.

October 27, 2009