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24,153. The Enterprise is in the grip of a raging epidemic. (Star Trek & Epidemic) Star Trek: Requiem For Methuselah s3e19
25,527. It looks like we’ve got an epidemic on our hands. (Star Trek & Epidemic) Star Trek: Voyager: Oblivion s5e18, Doctor to Tom
71,457. Every few hundred years we’re faced with a new epidemic that is catastrophic. Professor Neil Ferguson, epidemiologist
71,458. In 1918 Influenza spread around the world in three dreadful waves ... It was the worst epidemic in the world’s history, more lethal even than the Black Death ... As it spread around the world, the three-day flu got a more exotic name: Spanish Flu. (Epidemic & Flu) ibid.
71,459. The people in power have created an obesity epidemic. (Epidemic & Obesity) Robert Atkins
71,460. A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic. (Epidemic & Fashion) George Bernard Shaw
76,906. A hundred years ago a mysterious new epidemic took hold in Britain and America. There was no vaccine to prevent it and no cure. It was every bit as terrifying as the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s except the victims of this cruel plague were mainly children, and its symbol was a caliper. (Illness & Epidemic & Virus & Vaccine) Stephanie Flanders, The Battle to Beat Polio, BBC 2014
76,907. The battle to beat Polio tested medical science, particularly here and in America, to the limit. (Illness & Epidemic & Virus & Vaccine) ibid.
76,908. The formaldehyde he [Brodie] used hadn’t killed all the virus in his vaccine [Coleman & Brodie]. (Illness & Epidemic & Virus & Vaccine) ibid.
76,909. Some patients spent fifty years in this horizontal prison [iron lung]. (Illness & Epidemic & Virus & Vaccine) ibid.
76,910. Roosevelt ... founded the March of Dimes, a Polio charity that would lead the fight on every phase of the sickness. (Illness & Epidemic & Virus & Vaccine) ibid.
76,911. A number of children in the west and south-west of America had started to get Polio from the vaccine itself. (Illness & Epidemic & Virus & Vaccine) ibid.
83,464. The obesity epidemic is ... bullshit! (Obesity & Epidemic) Penn & Teller, Bullshit: Obesity s5e1
83,465. Mainstream media love words like epidemic. (Obesity & Epidemic) ibid.
92,829. SARS - the ride in the Metropol Hotel’s elevator will launch a worldwide epidemic, one that randomly strikes its victims ... Viruses have been killing humans ever since the existence of mankind, even though we’ve only been able to see them since the creation of the electron microscope, a device that makes the invisible visible ... In the 20th century alone, more people died from viral infections than from all the wars around the globe. (Virus & Microscope & Epidemic) The Virus Empire: Silent Killers
101,459. We have I think a horrible epidemic. (Disease & Bacteria & Health & Epidemic) Under Our Skin: The Untold Story of Lyme Disease, Youtube 2008
101,460. Pain. Pain. Pain. Relentless pain. (Disease & Bacteria & Health & Epidemic) ibid. sufferer
101,461. There is evidence that Lyme disease has been around for a long time but here in the United States it was the early 1970s when a Connecticut mum looked around her neighbourhood and noticed that something was not quite right. (Disease & Bacteria & Health & Epidemic) ibid.
101,462. Lyme disease is caused by bacteria … The most common form of transmission is through the bite of several species of tick. (Disease & Bacteria & Health & Epidemic) ibid.
101,463. The actual [US] number may be over 200,000 making Lyme more prevalent than AIDS. (Disease & Bacteria & Health & Epidemic) ibid.
101,464. They said I needed to see a psychiatrist. (Disease & Bateria & Health & Epidemic) ibid. sufferer, typical medical reaction
101,465. This is the height of the season for baseball, summer vacations and Lyme disease. The disease is now being reported in almost every state and it’s reached epidemic levels in some parts of the north-east. (Disease & Bacteria & Health & Epidemic) ibid. news 1989
110,946. In September 1918 40,000 soldiers were admitted to army hospitals oversees with flu. Then the disease started cropping up on the home front … By 2 October the epidemic was running wild. (World War I & Epidemic & Flu) The Great War III, PBS 2017