A pestilence is any virulent and highly infectious disease that can cause an epidemic or even a pandemic. An infectious disease is a clinically evident Disease resulting from the presence of Pathogenic microbial agents including Pathogenic viruses Pathogenic In Epidemiology, an epidemic (from Greek epi- upon + demos people is a classification of a disease that appears as new cases in a A pandemic (from Greek παν pan all + δήμος demos people is an Epidemic of Infectious disease that spreads through The word can also be used about parasites causing large scale sickness and death, such as Guinea worm. Parasitism is a type of symbiotic relationship between Organisms of different Species. Dracunculiasis, more commonly known as Guinea worm disease ( GWD) or Medina Worm, is a parasitic Infection caused by the
Originally the word referred to the bubonic plague, which is called pestis in Latin. Bubonic plague is the best-known manifestation of the bacterial disease plague, caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (formerly known as
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Pestilence are a Death metal band from the Netherlands founded in 1986 " Ride the Wings of Pestilence " is the first single from From First to Last 's debut album Dear Diary My Teen Angst Has a Body Count. Pestilence is the name of a Comic book Supervillain who has battled the Canadian super-team Alpha Flight. In human history the term plague refers to an Epidemic disease causing a high rate of mortality i The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are the forces of man's destruction described in the Christian Bible in chapter six of the Book of Revelation.