Search
Descriptor English: Pandemics
Descriptor Spanish: Pandemias
Descriptor pandemias
Scope note: Epidemia de una enfermedad infecciosa que se ha diseminado a muchos países, a menudo a más de un continente, y que suele afectar a muchas personas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pandemias
Descriptor French: Pandémies
Entry term(s): Pandemic
Tree number(s): N06.850.290.200.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058873
Scope note: Epidemics of infectious disease that have spread to many countries, often more than one continent, and usually affecting a large number of people.
Annotation: coordinate IM with specific disease / epidemiol (IM) & specify geographic location if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Disease Outbreaks (1967-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011; see DISEASE OUTBREAKS 2006-2010
History Note: 2011; use DISEASE OUTBREAKS 2006-2010
DeCS ID: 54399
Unique ID: D058873
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Pandemics - Preferred
Concept UI M0491460
Scope note Epidemics of infectious disease that have spread to many countries, often more than one continent, and usually affecting a large number of people.
Preferred term Pandemics
Entry term(s) Pandemic



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey