Epidemic in a sentence

use Epidemic in a sentence

epidemic;

[noun] a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time

A flu epidemic has caused at least 3 deaths in the city.

There seems to be an epidemic of violence in high schools these days.

Immediate action is required to keep the epidemic from spreading.

[adjective] attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously;

Experts warn that an epidemic explosion of debt could be the result of these policies.

The spread of AIDS has reached epidemic proportions in certain parts of Africa.