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Epidemics MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Epidemics
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.290.200
Unique ID
D058872
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058872
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific disease / epidemiol (IM) & specify geographic location if pertinent; differentiate from DISEASE OUTBREAKS, follow terminology in text
Scope Note
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.
Previous Indexing
Disease Outbreaks (1966-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011; see DISEASE OUTBREAKS 1968-2010
History Note
2011; use DISEASE OUTBREAKS 1968-2010
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Epidemics Preferred
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