the hidden epidemic

the hidden epidemic

Secret epidemic Infectious disease A popular term for ↑ STDs in the general population. See Sexually-transmitted disease.
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The country's third Miss Universe title-holder hoped that through facilitating dialogues about the hidden epidemic that hits the country, the stigma on the people living with HIV/AIDS will be removed.
Mr Fry said: "These children are the hidden epidemic in 10 years' time.
So it's time the hidden epidemic was publicly recognised as a huge medical and social challenge that deserves to be tackled seriously.
A MAJOR advance in understanding and treating the hidden epidemic of falls and fatigue has been made by researchers in Newcastle.
Working together, I am confident we can reverse the hidden epidemic.
In The Imp of the Mind, Lee Baer, a leading expert on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, explores the hidden epidemic that afflicts millions of Americans.
For women, chlamydia - known as the hidden epidemic because it rarely shows symptoms - is one of the biggest threats.