What is the difference between pandemic and epidemic?

QUESTIONSCategory: GeneralWhat is the difference between pandemic and epidemic?
Funmi62 asked 1 week ago

2 Answers
harunaz63 answered 1 week ago

AN EPIDEMIC is a disease

that affects a large number of people within a community, population, or region. A PANDEMIC is an epidemic that’s spread over multiple countries or continents.

Rabbo answered 1 week ago

An epidemic is when an infectious disease spreads quickly to more people than experts would expect. It usually affects a larger area than an outbreak.

A pandemic is a disease outbreak that spreads across countries or continents. It affects more people and takes more lives than an epidemic…e.g corona pandemic