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1. Endemic is when an infection is maintained in the population without the need for external inputs.

In the case of H1N1 Influenza A pandemic outbreak, the local transmission has taken place with or without any external contribution to the infection.

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Disease that is widespread in a given population.

(Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)