Like any specialized field, epidemiology has a language all its own. While its vernacular may be well understood in medical circles, it's less known to a public whose understanding of the words pandemic or contagion comes from Hollywood medical thrillers. In this edition of HealthConnections , we define and explain some of the terms most commonly used to describe the scope and nature of the novel coronavirus pandemic. UT's Dr. Carole Myers is your guide.
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