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contagious

1. (of a disease) capable of being passed on by direct contact with a diseased individual or by handling clothing, etc., contaminated with the causative agent
2. (of an organism) harbouring or spreading the causative agent of a transmissible disease
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restricted persons are taken to a sports arena, auditorium, theater, school, or hospital) is seemingly easier for the government to care for restricted persons and to enforce the order but could allow contagious and non-contagious persons to come into contact with each other.
Chickenpox -- also known as varicella -- is a very contagious disease that is caused by a virus.
Discrimination against persons with contagious diseases or their partners or relatives based on unsubstantiated perceptions of the threat of infection violates the ADA.
Tetanus is infectious - caused by a particular bacteria - but not exactly contagious.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Contagious Network, a unique, 'word of mouth' marketing organization, needed to consolidate fragmented software and business operations.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Contagious, in partnership with Sausalito-based Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP), will host a one-day conference in San Francisco on June 9th as part of their ongoing Now / Next / Why event series.
The meeting will discuss a road map for SAARC countries to cooperate in facing challenges including HIV virus, contagious and non-contagious diseases, said the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.
A contagious bird disease, Newcastle disease affects domestic as well as wild avian species.
Contagious are a group of three 17-year-olds - Jake Taylor, Nyall Darlington and Jordan Harwood - from Rhyl who have been gaining loyal fans for more than two years.
DG KHAN -- Cattle heads in the district were being vaccinated as a precaution ahead of expected floods and livestock was not facing any contagious disease in DG Khan, said district livestock officer here Wednesday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian researcher designed a needle-free injection system which does not cause any pain for the patients and does not transfer contagious and infectious diseases in injection.