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Disease Outbreaks

"Disease Outbreaks" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Disease Outbreaks" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Disease Outbreaks" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 968 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 79 publications in 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.