an adverse event
   a death
   Medical jargon but not of losing your wallet:
    Although the possibility of an adverse event occurring might be negligible (less than one in a million) this does not mean that it might not occur to someone. {Daily Telegraph, 5 December 1996, reporting on sudden death among young people through disease)

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