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Synonyms for communicable

Synonyms for communicable

capable of transmission by infection

disposed to be open, sociable, and talkative

Synonyms for communicable

(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

readily communicated

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Rumours of a communicable illness began to circulate among parents as news of the tragedy spread, but school Primary Principal Sarah O'Regan wrote in a letter to parents that there is no evidence that there is a risk to children at the school.
Yazigi asserted that the Ministry is committed to providing medicine for chronic and communicable diseases and ensuring their availability.
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Highlighting key protection measures against MERS-CoV and other communicable infections, the WHO expert said that infection control measures must be taken in all health facilities, pointing out that some countries have witnessed death cases among health workers owing to poor compliance with infection control measures.
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Communicable diseases; a global perspective, 4th ed.
The workshop also included several working papers on integrated healthcare strategy for children, its objectives and indicators associated with child health whether communicable or non-communicable diseases, as well as a strategy to link all programmes provided for children's health in all health service units, and improving the community element in terms of efficiency in services rendered for this age category.
Mafraq, Sept 11 (Petra) -- A vaccination campaign kicked off on Tuesday at the Zaatari refugee camp to immunize Syrian children after cases of communicable diseases were detected there, Mafraq Health Department Director Dheifallah Husban said.
APHA'S "CONTROL of Communicable Diseases Manual" now boasts an honor few futurists could have predicted when the book was first published in 1916.
Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Control: A Global Perspective.
Department of Health and Human Services, and the Wellcome Trust, a global charity based in London, today announced a partnership to support population-based genetic studies in Africa of common, non-communicable disorders such as heart disease and cancer, as well as communicable diseases such as malaria.
This textbook by Webber (formerly of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK) offers coverage of communicable diseases from an epidemiological perspective, focusing on diseases found in tropical and developing countries but also offering coverage of several diseases more common in developed countries.
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Newly emerged and re-emerging communicable diseases threaten the entire global community and extract a heavy human, economic, and social toll on parts of it.