21 terms

REW Level 7 week 6 Globalisation and Health

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affirmative
a word or statement that means 'yes'; an agreement or a confirmation
astounding
so surprising that it is difficult to believe
catastrophic event
an event causing a lot of damage and suffering
cooperate
to work together with somebody else in order to achieve something
debater
a person who is involved in a debate
devastating
causing a lot of damage and destruction; extremely shocking to a person
healthcare
the service of providing medical care
hugely
extremely; very much
influenza
flue; an infectious disease like a very bad cold, that causes fever, pains and weakness
likewise
the same; in a similar way; also
moderator
a person whose job is to help the two sides in a disagreement to reach an agreement
nutrition
the process by which living things receive the food necessary for them to grow and be healthy
outbreaks
the sudden start of something unpleasant, especially violence or a disease
outcomes
the result or effect of an action or event
pandemic
a disease that spreads over a whole country or the whole world
prevention
the act of stopping something bad from happening
prosperity
the state of being successful, especially in making money
reiterate
to repeat something that you have already said, especially to emphasize it
swift
happening or done quickly and immediately; doing something quickl
toll
the amount of damage or the number of deaths and injuries that are caused in a particular war, disaster, etc.
topical
connected with something that is happening or of interest at the present time