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When referring to the spread of diseases, we so often hear the terms outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics, but what do these terms actually mean and what are the differences between them? And who has the authority to ‘upgrade’ the threat level of a disease from an epidemic to a pandemic? Dr Benjamin Bailly, Research Scientist at the Institute for Glycomics, answers all these questions and more, providing a very interesting overview on epidemiology – the study and spread of diseases. Read More

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