use Epidemic in a sentence
[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.