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Epidemic

A disease affecting or tending to affect a disproportionately large number of individuals within a population, community, or region at the same time. A pandemic covers a wider geographical area than an epidemic. An epidemic is specific to one city, region or country, while a pandemic goes much further than national borders. The social disruption, economic loss, and general hardship caused by a pandemic are higher. sources: GLIDE, Medical News Today

World Bank Group to support Cote d’Ivoire’s health systems strengthening and Ebola preparedness

25 Nov 2014, WB

According to Dominic S. Haazen, Lead Health Policy Specialist and TTL of the project: 'In addition to the specific funding to improve Ebola preparedness, the project also addresses a number of the barriers to the effective utilization of health services in the country, including access, availability, acceptability and affordability'...



Number of epidemic occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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