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Germs LS 1

QuestionAnswer
simulation the process or act of imitation or acting out
simulate to imitate how something happens in a real-world situation by acting it out with a model
initial carrier the first person in a group to get a contagious disease
sentinel case a person who begins the spread of disease in a group (usually the initial carrier)
model a way of representing something in the world to learn more about it
representation a likeness or image of something
epidemiology the study of how and why diseases occur
epidemiologist a scientist who studies diseases and how they spread
communicable disease a disease that spreads readily from one person to another
non-communicable disease a disease that cannot be passed on by the sick person to other people
Created by: pawkelly2002