from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an endemic disease when it suddenly assumes increased virulence and attacks a large proportion of the population.
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Algeria has become much less unhealthy than it was at the commencement of the French occupation but one still comes across regions such as the banks of Lake Fezzara, not far from Bone, in which endemic-epidemic malaria rages every year.
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