Why is this on a media blog? Imagine a country where your children are dying one after another. Would you have time for a story about a film, or a a piece of art, a piece of music?
ep·i·dem·ic /ˌɛpɪˈdɛmɪk/ Show Spelled[ep-i-dem-ik] Show IPA –adjective 1. Also, ep·i·dem·i·cal. (of a disease) affecting many persons at the same time, and spreading from person to person in a locality where the disease is not permanently prevalent.