endemic, endemic disease(noun)
a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
a plant that is native to a certain limited area
"it is an endemic found only this island"
of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality
"diseases endemic to the tropics"; "endemic malaria"; "food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of the world"
native to or confined to a certain region
"the islands have a number of interesting endemic species"
autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous(adj)
originating where it is found
"the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"
Native to a particular area or culture; originating where it occurs.
Kangaroos are endemic to Australia.
(Especially of plants and animals.) Peculiar to a particular area or region; not found in other places.
The endemic religion of Easter Island arrived with the Polynesian settlers.
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Unless the community understands, and trusts the health care system — national and international — then I don't think we're going to be able to get to zero cases, and the virus is going to become endemic.
The virus is already practically endemic in Nigeria and we fear that other countries that don't have the budget, the human resources and the technical capacity adequate to eliminate the disease will face the( same) risk, in terms of food security and livelihoods it's a severe issue because it hampers people's efforts to progress economically.
Many of them could ask within their own workplace (in these countries) for non-discrimination policies, they could also reach out to local LGBT communities and activists, and try to seek greater diversity in their workforces on the ground … make it clear that they are not accepting of repressive policies or persecutions, which, as we know, are endemic throughout the ‘Global South.’.
What we want to do is to achieve this (WHO) goal. Results show that if you vaccinate 20 percent of the population in 10 endemic countries that have taken part in our phase III studies you can potentially reduce the dengue burden by 50 percent over a five-year period.
We can look at the shrinking of the map, regions that were endemic (for disease) are no longer endemic ... but what India is seeing is more and more hotspots of transmission.
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- endèmicCatalan, Valencian
- Endemit, endemischGerman
- endeeminen, laji, kotoperäinenFinnish
- endémique, indigèneFrench
- inheems, inboorling, endemisch, soortDutch
- эндемик, эндемическийRussian
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