Epidemics and Pandemics

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Epidemics and pandemics have been around for centuries and have killed several thousand people. 50,097 people died in 2011 from two harmful epidemics called pneumonia and influenza. Epidemics and pandemics are extremely dangerous and should be taking seriously. But, there are also things that could be done that are and should be being done. A Pandemic is a disease spreads around the world. An epidemic is when a pandemic spreads rapidly. The epidemic and pandemic is a world issue that kills millions of people a year. One of the diseases that is the hardest to cure is AIDS. AIDS is all around the world and it has lasted thirty four years. AIDS is a sexually transmitted disease that has affected millions of people and scientist are still working to find the cure. Overpopulation is affecting pandemics and epidemics by the diseases spreading to more people and killing more people. Then more people go through the lose of a relative or friend. Overpopulation is also affecting epidemics and pandemics by when scientists and doctors finally find a cure they have to cure more people and, ...

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