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"Epidemics" 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 outbreaks of a disease in a country or region not previously recognized in that area, or a rapid increase in the number of new cases of a previous existing endemic disease. Epidemics can also refer to outbreaks of disease in animal or plant populations.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epidemics" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Epidemics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 366 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 50 publications in 2021
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