"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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Epidemics".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Epidemics".
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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Epidemics" by people in Profiles.
Clinical research as a critical component of epidemic response: the case of PREVAIL in Liberia. Lancet Glob Health. 2023 03; 11(3):e321-e323.
Integrating The US Public Health And Medical Care Systems To Improve Health Crisis Response. Health Aff (Millwood). 2023 03; 42(3):310-317.
Association between public attention and monkeypox epidemic: A global lag-correlation analysis. J Med Virol. 2023 Jan; 95(1):e28382.
Inappropriate prescribing of opioids for patients undergoing surgery. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 12 06; 119(49):e2210226119.
Re-evaluating obesity in Mexico-lessons for the global obesity epidemic. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2023 01; 11(1):5-6.
The impact of prevention-effective PrEP use on HIV incidence: a mathematical modelling study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2022 11; 25(11):e26034.
Reconstructing the course of the COVID-19 epidemic over 2020 for US states and counties: Results of a Bayesian evidence synthesis model. PLoS Comput Biol. 2022 08; 18(8):e1010465.
Analytical framework to evaluate and optimize the use of imperfect diagnostics to inform outbreak response: Application to the 2017 plague epidemic in Madagascar. PLoS Biol. 2022 08; 20(8):e3001736.
Increased Prevalence of Lassa Fever Virus-Positive Rodents and Diversity of Infected Species Found during Human Lassa Fever Epidemics in Nigeria. Microbiol Spectr. 2022 08 31; 10(4):e0036622.
The African swine fever modelling challenge: Model comparison and lessons learnt. Epidemics. 2022 09; 40:100615.