What is Epidemiology in your own words?

TextBook:Aschengrau,A. & Seage, G.R. (2020). Essentials in Epidemiology in publichealth (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2012). Principles of epidemiology in public health practice(3rd ed.). https://www.cdc.gov/csels/dsepd/ss1978/index.html
Reflections
Reflection #1:What is Epidemiology? – Duevia Canvas on February 5, 2022 at 11:59 PM
This reflectionhas two parts.1.Firststudents will play the CDC’s Solve the Outbreak game on at least two cases. Thegame can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/mobile/applications/sto/sto-web.html.2.Readand review a health-related article that is available on the internet, local,or national newspaper. Try to find the following terms in the article and keepa tab:·Epidemiologist·Epidemiology·InfectiousDisease·ChronicDisease·ClinicalTrial·IncreasedMortality Associated with a New Medication
After completingthe above, answer the following questions:1.Whatis Epidemiology in your own words?2.Howrelevant is the article reviewed to our society?3.Reflecton playing the game, what did you learn, if anything, and why?