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The spread of anything harmful, as if it were such a disease
The spread or transmission of such a disease
A disease spread by contact
the communication of disease from person to person
{n} secreted matter from a diseased body capable of communicating the disease to a body in health, tendency to spread by example, morbid exhalations
the process of catching something, like a virus, but used in an economic sense, where the troubles of one economy spill over to another as investor confidence takes fright
n a process whereby operations on objects of differing types (e g , arithmetic on mixed types of numbers) produce a result whose type is controlled by the dominance of one argument's type over the types of the other arguments See section Contagion in Numeric Operations
any disease easily transmitted by contact
an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
Contagion is the spreading of a particular disease by someone touching another person who is already affected by the disease. They have been reluctant to admit AIDS patients, in part because of unfounded fears of contagion
That which serves as a medium or agency to transmit disease; a virus produced by, or exhalation proceeding from, a diseased person, and capable of reproducing the disease
The act or means of communicating any influence to the mind or heart; as, the contagion of enthusiasm
the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry
A social phenomenon that describes how fads and trends spread
the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"
The tendency of an economic crisis to spread from one market to another In 1997, financial instability in Thailand caused high volatility in its domestic currency, the Baht, which triggered a contagion into other East Asian emerging currencies, and then to Latin America It is now referred to as the Asian Contagion
The passing of disease from one person to another
The transmission of a disease from one person to another, by direct or indirect contact
A disease that is easily transmitted from host to host by casual dermal contact or respiratory droplets (CMD 1997)
The transmission of infection by direct contact, droplet spread, or contaminated fomites See also fomite; transmission of infection
An infectious state transferred by contact
{i} spreading of a disease from one individual to another; infectious disease; rapidly spreading influence (i.e. fear or doctrine)
Venom; poison
Occurs when a financial crisis in one country spills over into other countries
Disturbances in financial markets in one country or region triggering off a financial crisis in other countries and regions
plural of contagion