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Definition: 'Containment'

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containment

Type: Term

Pronunciation: kon-tān′ment

Definitions:
1. The concept of regional or global eradication of communicable disease, proposed by Fred Lowe Soper (1893–1977) in 1949 for the eradication of smallpox.

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