How Much Do You Know About Pandemics?

It’s not very often that a disease becomes so prevalent that it moves into the territory of a pandemic, but when it does the world sits up and takes notice. Virulent diseases have existed for thousands of years, from the Plague of Justinian, through the Black Death, and into modern-day scares likeShow More

It’s not very often that a disease becomes so prevalent that it moves into the territory of a pandemic, but when it does the world sits up and takes notice. Virulent diseases have existed for thousands of years, from the Plague of Justinian, through the Black Death, and into modern-day scares like Swine Flu or most recently, Coronavirus.

But just what is a pandemic? How do diseases become pandemic? And when do they become truly deadly?

If you think you know the answers to these questions, then you’ll ace this quiz that’s all about the pandemics of the world. We’ll see if you know what’s what when it comes to diseases…or if you’ve fallen prey to some of the hype and misinformation. Are you ready to show us that you’re on top of your game and ready for any pandemic that might strike? Let’s find out with these questions.

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We're going to start with the basics: what is the definition of pandemic?

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  • A new and quickly spreading disease
  • An epidemic of disease that has spread across a large region
  • A disease with more than 5000 cases
  • A disease that has spread across a whole country
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