Example sentences for: outbreaks

How can you use “outbreaks” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The site was swampy and mosquito-ridden, and, after a number of outbreaks of disease, his fellow colonists abandoned him and moved to the future capital city.

  • The World Trade Center and anthrax terrorist attacks in 2001, as well as the recent West Nile virus and SARS outbreaks, have motivated many public health departments to develop early disease outbreak detection systems using non-diagnostic information, often derived from electronic data collected for other purposes (“syndromic surveillance”) [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17].

  • •The Moorish conquest of the Balearics was complete by a.d. 903, and except during the periodic outbreaks of violence typical of that time, the Moors devoted themselves to developing the island economy and agri­culture.

  • Recent outbreaks have stemmed from bad drinking water, apple juice, and hamburger meat.

  • With 183 zip codes versus 38 hospitals, the former utilizes more detailed geographical information, while the latter may be able to pick up outbreaks not only related to place of residence but also to place of work or other outside activities (if people go to the nearest hospital when they feel sick).

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