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America’s coronavirus epidemic hit blue states particularly hard at first, especially in the Northeast.
TRUMP SAYS US COVID-19 DEATHS WOULD BE LOW IF YOU EXCLUDED BLUE STATES. THAT’S WRONG.GERMAN LOPEZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
Parents care about safety, and they feel that bullying has become an epidemic in our schools.
OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS HAVE A CUSTOMER SERVICE PROBLEMTHOMAS COURTNEYSEPTEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
We didn’t take a stand on ending gun violence and the gun violence epidemic because of the impact that it has on perpetuating racism in this country.
LEVI STRAUSS’S CHIP BERGH ON WHY HE’S TAKING HIS MOST DIRECT STANCE YET AGAINST STRUCTURAL RACISMELLEN MCGIRTSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
The coronavirus pandemic has shown anyone paying attention that epidemics do not end at borders.
WANT TO END HIV? ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN SOUND BITESCECILIA CHUNG, RONALD JOHNSON, NAINA KHANNA AND SEAN STRUBAUGUST 22, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
We have high rates of heart disease and diabetes and these factors make an already dangerous epidemic particularly lethal to folks like me, and to my community.
QUEER COMMUNITIES NEED COVID RELIEF NOWRUNE LONGORIAAUGUST 20, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
As the opioid epidemic was forced to cede priority to the more immediate crisis of Covid-19, many of the resources devoted to treatment and research of opioid abuse were curtailed or put on pause.
COVID-19 IS UNDOING A DECADE OF PROGRESS ON THE OPIOID EPIDEMICANNALISA MERELLIAUGUST 11, 2020QUARTZ
In the wake of that epidemic, the current South Korean government remade its pandemic plans, which added unprecedented levels of public information and testing.
TRACING HOMOPHOBIA IN SOUTH KOREA’S CORONAVIRUS SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 18, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
More often, though, epidemics are occasions for discrimination against ethnic and social groups.
EPIDEMICS HAVE OFTEN LED TO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MINORITIES – THIS TIME IS NO DIFFERENTLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
That was before the viral epidemic reached the United States.
ANTIBODIES FROM FORMER COVID-19 PATIENTS COULD BECOME A MEDICINEAIMEE CUNNINGHAMAPRIL 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
WHO also had hoped that calling it merely an epidemic might emphasize that nations still could be able to “contain” the virus once it reaches a new country.
WHO CALLS COVID-19 A GLOBAL PANDEMICJONATHAN LAMBERTMARCH 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO EPIDEMIC

  • blowup
  • epidemic
  • eruption
  • explosion
  • gush
  • outburst
  • rise
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