Origin of contagion
OTHER WORDS FROM contagioncon·ta·gioned, adjectivenon·con·ta·gion, noun
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Standard vaccine studies involve thousands of participants, must recruit in areas where contagion is naturally high, and typically take months or even years as researchers wait to see how many people contract the disease.UK scientists are pushing for the world’s first coronavirus challenge trials|Olivia Goldhill|September 24, 2020|Quartz
Facing flare-ups from late June through August that were sometimes higher than the initial spread of contagion, countries initially refrained from blanket orders.As infection rates rise, Europe embraces a ‘lockdown lite’ strategy|kdunn6|September 24, 2020|Fortune
The World Health Organization acknowledged the airborne spread of particles in July and hundreds of scientists have written about this form of contagion.With every reversal of Covid-19 guidance, the CDC is losing the battle for public trust|Olivia Goldhill|September 22, 2020|Quartz
Hungary’s decision to close its borders is based on its own “traffic light system” for contagion risk, which currently shows Hungary as green and everyone else as red.As Europe’s COVID-19 numbers rise, Hungary becomes first EU country to reimpose blanket border restrictions|David Meyer|September 1, 2020|Fortune
There are a lot of upsides to urban density — but viral contagion is not one of them.What Does Covid-19 Mean for Cities (and Marriages)? (Ep. 410)|Stephen J. Dubner|March 26, 2020|Freakonomics
In addition, the protests had been largely contained to very specific areas and the fear of contagion never materialized.
As scary as contagion can seem, nobody should be panicking, no matter which virus happens to be making the headlines.
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.The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, we have been inoculated from the experience of contagion.When TB Was a Death Sentence: An Excerpt From ‘The Remedy’|Thomas Goetz|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It may be transmitted through the air for short distances, not nearly so far as the air will carry the contagion of smallpox.
The contagion is spread just as that of smallpox is spread, except that it is not carried through the air so far.
The specific cause of typhus is unknown, but the contagion develops and reproduces itself in the body of the patient.
Curiously enough, for the next two days and nights a perfect contagion of watching seemed to have spread through the village.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
Wedding-cards have been pouring in till the contagion has reached us; Edith will be married next Thursday.