The CDC contains information on diseases including epidemiological data such
prevalence, incidence, and mortality rate of the disease. Define each of these terms and
explain why it may be important to know about each of these data points. Then, look up
the prevalence, incidence, and mortality rates of hanta virus, the flu, and HIV/AIDS in
the United States. Then compare these data points between these diseases and explain
what this means (Which one is scarier? Which one takes more lives? Which one would
you more likely die from?).
Cite your sources.
Prevalence of the disease refers to the number of cases within a particular population in a specified time. Incidence of the... View the full answer