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The Great Fever
Which Epidemic?

Read the following quotation and see if you can determine which disease -- in which era -- is being referenced.

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"At a press conference, the president said he was 'very concerned about what a[n] _______ outbreak could mean for the United States,' suggesting that military-enforced quarantines may be necessary should the disease arrive in the United States."

  1. yellow fever - Sorry, that's not correct.
  2. avian flu
  3. cholera

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