(1) As the outbreak spread, political and medical authorities kept a tight lid on information.(2) The bathing had been ordered to control an outbreak of scabies, a skin disease.(3) We learned of a deadly cholera outbreak in the area.(4) In California a three-person outbreak of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome occurred in patients in a hospital.(5) the outbreak of World War II(6) Recently the city witnessed an outbreak of gastroenteritis, which claimed seven lives.(7) Within two weeks of its onset, the outbreak spread throughout the district.(8) Conditions in Australian cities were so poor that Sydney suffered an outbreak of plague at the turn of the century.(9) Their clan elders, however, are attempting to calm them down, fearing the outbreak of civil war.(10) The opportunity presented itself in 1866 with the outbreak of hostilities between Austria and Prussia.(11) Reported outbreaks affect females disproportionately more often than males, and frequently involve adolescents or children.(12) The country's prisons are so congested that they are prone to disease outbreaks .(13) The combination has lead to the increase in outbreaks of the disease.(14) It will also look at how the outbreaks of the disease in Holland, France and the Republic of Ireland were handled.(15) Avian cholera outbreaks occur primarily in winter and early spring.(16) Today there are occasional outbreaks of their modern equivalents, mostly in small groups in exposed areas.