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New World screwworms

Devastating parasite disease leading cause of livestock losses and tropical areas. Feeds on open living flesh.

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Epidemic

Widespread of a disease in a community during the time period.

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Pandemic

Disease all over the country or world

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Endemic

A disease that is restricted to certain area

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Formula for attack rate.

Number of new cases divided by total people at risk times 100

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Case fatality rate

Number of deaths divided by number of diagnosed

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Define prevalence

All cases diagnosed plus those being diagnosed

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Define cumulative incidence

New cases divided by number of risk

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10 steps of outbreak

Step one establish that outbreak exist.
Step to define a case
Step three identify cases
Step 4 any pattern by cases. (Samples)
Step five pattern by time at the epidemic curve
Step six preventive measures
Step seven outbreak investigation
Step eight analyze data
Step nine reconsider and refine
Step ten formulate conclusion

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Foot and mouth disease

Occurred in the United Kingdom in 2001. Is a highly contagious viral disease. Effects clove foot animals. How mortality rates and young animals.