Without warning Mr. Lee begins to feel sick. is most obvious symptom is a high fever. Within 24 hours, everyone in the Lee household also feels sick and has high temperature. Before long, nearby households have the same experience, many people in the community are now sick.
The local health department would probably call on what type health professional to investigate this situation?
Would the health professional label this situation an epidemic or a pandemic?
If the symptoms are caused by a bacterial infection, list some ways the pathogen could have been transmitted to so many people within a short span of time.