epidemic period

epidemic period

Epidemiology A timespan when the number of cases of a disease reported is greater than expected
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Another strategy, she said, was to work collaboratively with Okavango DHMT to ensure community knowledge and participation during the epidemic period.
Since the disease is incapacitating, the increasing absenteeism during the epidemic period drew attention of the government.
During the epidemic period of this germ, July and August 2016, the population in our study included neonates hospitalized in the NICU, whose postnatal age ranged from 0 to 28 days with the diagnosis of nosocomial infection of S.
[4] Furthermore, very few studies have been conducted to overcome the problems faced during epidemic period. Hence, this study is an attempt to increase knowledge regarding swine flu epidemic by studying the clinico-epidemiological profile, drug utilization pattern, and outcome of swine flu patients which may aid in the management of swine flu epidemic in the near future.
The lowest rate of hospital admission during the asthma or bronchospasm epidemic period was observed in 2011 (302 people) and the highest in 2015 (1329 people), which indicates the ascending trend of hospital admission for respiratory problems during the epidemic periods of these five years (Figure 2).
Whereas age and sex distribution and exposure history in the fourth epidemic were similar to those in the first three epidemics, the fourth epidemic demonstrated a greater proportion of infected persons living in rural areas, a continued spread of the virus to new areas, and a longer epidemic period. The genetic markers of mammalian adaptation and antiviral resistance remained similar across each epidemic, and viruses from the fourth epidemic remained antigenically well matched to current candidate vaccine viruses.
Rotaviruses are frequently found on hospital surfaces several months after an epidemic period, after surfaces were cleaned.
With respect to the Ebola virus disease in the region, the meeting while commending measures taken by the ECOWAS to halt the spread of the disease, recommended among other things, the set up of a fund for managing diseases (post epidemic period) as well as the conduct of a study on Gender and Ebola in West Africa to encourage government funding.
Even during the year-end and new year holidays, we should continue to take all necessary measures in close coordination WITH each other if any further cases are confirmed." Speaking to reporters after the ministerial meeting, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Koya Nishikawa said, "The epidemic period in this year has started earlier than usual.
During the pre epidemic period (1963-1987) only 20 cases were diagnosed with 90% of these tumors located on the skin and subcutaneous tissue and 35% occurring in women.
Maximum cases were seen during the months of September-October in concordance with various other studies and similar to that is seen during epidemic period. This is due to post-monsoon collection of water and increased availability of breeding sites for the Aedes mosquito.
Since the beginning of the current epidemic period, which began during early August 2010, the proportion of emergency department consultations for influenza has increased markedly among children 65 years of age.