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  • more than one like people in over 100 countries have been infected with the Corona virus, the World Health Organization says the threat off pandemic has become very really.

  • Here's all you need to know as to what this means and how a pandemic is different from an epidemic.

  • Well, the specific criterion for a pandemic is not universally defined.

  • But there are three general criteria.

  • Ah, virus that can cause illness or death sustained person to person transmission off that virus on evidence off spread throughout the world as well.

  • Well, all of these have been true for cool with 19.

  • So why has it not being termed pandemic as yet?

  • While the W.

  • H O says that since there is still uncertainty about the diseases, impact on most countries still have only a few cases on containment is not yet hopeless.

  • The word pandemic isn't appropriate yet, However, W H O has already put out its highest level off alert, saying the world is at high risk.

  • So what is the difference between pandemic on epidemic?

  • Well, the Centers for Disease Control defines a pandemic as an epidemic that has spread over several countries or continents, usually affecting a large number of people, while an epidemic is an increase often sudden in the number of cases off her disease above what is normally expected in that population in that area.

  • Outbreak also carries a similar definition off epidemic, but it's often used for a more limited geographical area.

  • Some of the recent pandemics in history include 2009 the H one N one influenza that was deemed a pandemic.

  • One in five people world right Courtney's disease.

  • But it was not very deadly, with an overall mortality rate estimated at 50.2%.

  • The 2002 SARS outbreak, primarily in China and in Hong Kong, though with cases around the world, had about a 10% mortality rate.

  • But as the disease was swiftly contained, it was never a pandemic on.

  • No cases have been reported anywhere in the world since 2004 the HIV or AIDS pandemic, which has truly program of global pandemic, killing more than 36 million people since 1981.

  • The 1968 flew, also called US.

  • The Hong Kong flu pandemic resulted in debts off more than a 1,000,000 people, including five black residents, off Hong Kong approximately 15% of its population at that time.

  • So by the definition off a pandemic, we're at a tipping point.

  • However, W H O officials have come to the nerves by saying that go with 19 would be the first pandemic in history that can be controlled and contained on the bottom line is that we're not at the mercy off this virus, okay?

more than one like people in over 100 countries have been infected with the Corona virus, the World Health Organization says the threat off pandemic has become very really.

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