VCR 3 Vocabulary
Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word from lesson 3.
Spreading throughout a wide geographic area; worldwide.
Note: This word is most commonly used when discussing about diseases, but this word can be used to discuss anything that is widespread like people or culture.
endemic vs epidemic vs pandemic
If we are talking about diseases, then
- endemic disease is a disease that is found in one particular area or within a particular group of people.
- epidemic disease is a disease that is found in a larger area or in greater amount of people than what is expected.
- pandemic disease is a disease that is found worldwide.
- Yellow Fever
- Rift Valley Fever
Which one of the sentences uses the bold-faced word incorrectly?
B. After the Indian tribes were destroyed by Europeans, tribe members became pandemic as they spread among the colonies.
C. Federal governments will develop a solution to a disease before it becomes pandemic.
D. Apple made a huge profit when Iphones were made because Iphones became pandemic within days which brought in a huge market.