contagious disease


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contagious disease

[kən′tā·jəs di′zēz]
(medicine)
An infectious disease communicable by contact with a person suffering from it, with the bodily discharge, or with an object touched by the person.
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Sharjah: All blood donations across the country are DNA-tested to ensure that they are free from any contagious diseases, a senior health official said.
But for a contagious disease that assaulted urban areas these few measures must have seemed like mopping a floor with the faucet still running.
ISLAMABAD -- Like other parts of the globe' World Allergy Day was observed in Pakistan on Sunday (July 08) to create awareness about the contagious disease.
26 (BNA) TWO CHILDREN INFECTED WITH INFLUENZA A (H1N1) HAVE DIED IN SOUTH KOREA, HEALTH AUTHORITIES SAID MONDAY, AMID GROWING CONCERNS THAT THE CONTAGIOUS DISEASE COULD TURN INTO A PANDEMIC.
Bubonic plague was the contagious disease that led to quarantines as early as the 14th century in port cities in southern Europe.
So far, smallpox is the only contagious disease ever to be eradicated, though polio is on its way out.
Also, many pet-friendly travel destinations will not allow an animal on premises if they are sick with worms, a cold, or a contagious disease.
The accused had a contagious disease which would disqualify her from passing the test.
ISLAMABAD -- Like other parts of the globe, World Allergy Day was observed in Pakistan on Sunday (July 08) to create awareness about the contagious disease.
However, due to the Exotic Newcastle Disease - a highly contagious disease among birds - there will be no bird exhibits or shows this year, spokesman Bob Carlson said.
There were no details of how many people would be covered against a contagious disease with a death rate of 30 per cent.

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