In addition, the protests had been largely contained to very specific areas and the fear of contagion never materialized.
At the start of contagion, this merger of our mutual interests hits the mark.
If we could somehow prevent any news at all about these crimes from being transmitted, we might limit the contagion.
Further, the contagion effect of suicide and the resultant attention to it is a well-documented phenomenon.
But although desire cannot be imparted by argument, it can be by contagion.
It seemed for a moment as if the contagion might break out in the audience, but the symptom passed.
The work of "popularization" consists in bringing about this contagion.
The bed of a consumptive, it is well known, is a powerful source of contagion.
But personally she always felt the contagion, always conformed to the rush.
Persons suffering with serious disease of a character communicable to others by contagion or by hereditary transmission.
contagion con·ta·gion (kən-tā'jən)
Disease transmission by direct or indirect contact.
A disease that is or may be transmitted by direct or indirect contact; a contagious disease.