An infectious disease that is spread through contact with infected individuals; also called a communicable disease. Contact with the bodily secretions of such individuals, or with objects that they have contaminated, can also spread this kind of disease.
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Without it, they say, the disease would surely kill her within two years.
He beat his illness twice, wrote about his battles with the disease, and continued broadcasting even as his health was failing.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was a reminder that, as Beyoncé once sang, “Perfection is the disease of a nation,” and her family is hardly flawless.Yoncé Said Knock You Out: The Solange and Jay Z Story|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
World peace, religious tolerance, and an end to global poverty, hunger, and disease.
Despite the obvious ongoing problems with disease and access to basics, the future of Africa is bright.
In disease, the amount of solids depends mainly upon the activity of metabolism and the ability of the kidneys to excrete.
Men's lives are as thoroughly blended with each other as the air they breathe: evil spreads as necessarily as disease.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
As a rule, however, persistent glycosuria is diagnostic of diabetes mellitus, of which disease it is the essential symptom.
Here they are seldom abundant, but their constant presence is the most reliable urinary sign of the disease.
The darkness, or rather the general misapprehension, which prevails on this subject, is a frightful source of disease and misery.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley