01. With tensions mounting between the different ethnic groups, the U.N. fears the [outbreak] of a civil war.
02. Decreased tourist revenues are believed to be the result of the SARS [outbreak] in Canada.
03. The Queen's visit has been postponed indefinitely, due to the [outbreak] of hostilities in the region.
04. International observers fear a renewed [outbreak] of violence during the transitional period between military rule and the country's upcoming democratic elections.
05. Those who were not killed by the earthquake are at risk from an [outbreak] of various diseases.
06. Over 10 children have died as a result of a recent [outbreak] of an as yet unidentified illness.
07. There were only fifty men in the American airforce at the time of the [outbreak] of the First World War.
08. An [outbreak] of food poisoning has resulted in the temporary closure of a popular local restaurant.
09. An [outbreak] of influenza in 1918-1919 claimed between 20 and 40 million lives worldwide.
10. Proper sanitation is an important factor in the prevention of [outbreaks] of disease.
11. The school has been closed due to a severe [outbreak] of the flu.
12. The [outbreak] of SARS in 2002 had a serious impact on the tourist industry in Toronto.
13. The assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand at Sarajevo brought about the events which led to the [outbreak] of World War One.
14. The hospital has been closed to visitors, and all patients are being monitored in an attempt to halt a further [outbreak] of the disease.
15. The Olympic games had to be canceled in 1916, 1940 and 1944 due to the [outbreak] of major world wars.

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