case fatality rate
The proportion of individuals contracting a disease who die of that disease.
“In Case Of” vs. “In The Event Of”: Which One Is Correct?Do you break the glass in case of emergency or in the event of emergency? The phrases in case of and in the event of are both prepositions.
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