endemic disease


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Noun1.endemic disease - a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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Dengue fever, a potentially lethal endemic disease that affects many tropical countries, is a significant problem in Brazil, and the year of 2015 is shaping up to be a particularly bad year.
BVD is a globally endemic disease of cattle costing the industry billions of Euros every year in the form of increased mortality, decreased feed efficiency and increased susceptibility to secondary disease.
Workers coming from countries where TB is an endemic disease are prone to the disease.
ISLAMABAD -- President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the present government, which gives the highest priority to polio eradication, was taking all possible measures to check this endemic disease.
Also on Tuesday, experts from the World Health Organisation projected that Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people as soon as early November unless rigorous infection control measures are implemented, and might become a constant, endemic disease in the region rather than being completely eradicated.
NSA has developed the concept of an animal health scheme under Pillar Two that does just that, by financially incentivising sheep farmers to tackle endemic disease relevant to their individual farming business, therefore reducing losses and producing more food with less inputs.
SUKKUR -- The endemic disease of measles swallowed more eight children in internal Sindh area of Saleh putt here on Sunday.
He said: "Delivering a healthy future in Wales must include tackling endemic disease and top of the priority list has to be bovine Tuberculosis.
It also said the incidence of endemic disease in dairy cows, particularly mastitis and lameness, should be reduced urgently.
Scobey mentioned among the key legacies was the Infectious and Endemic Disease Control which was able to reduce the prevalence of Schistosomiasis, "a disease which has existed since the Pharaohs," to less than one percent.
It could then have occurred as isolated epidemics, but at that stage the local population was too low to sustain endemic disease.
A domestic policy will offer coverage for occupational disease, but might not cover endemic disease.