contagion


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anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

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an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

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the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people

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Preparations had been made for such a happening, and though sixty thousand soldiers of Europe were carried off, the international corps of physicians isolated the contagion and dammed it back.
how would he, if he had any principles of honour, as I verily believe he had--I say, how would he abhor the thought of giving any ill distemper, if he had it, as for aught he knew he might, to his modest and virtuous wife, and thereby sowing the contagion in the life-blood of his posterity.
Yet more really bewitched than the miserable creatures of the much-lamented times, who accused themselves of impossibilities under a contagion of horror and the strongly suggestive influences of Torture, he had been ridden hard by Evil Spirits in the night that was newly gone.
Global Banking News-October 19, 2015--Moody's says Philippine banks safe from contagion
tragedy in December 2012, I wrote about my understanding of "suicide preceded by mass murder" and my supposition that an element of contagion was involved with the dynamics of such events.
Infini mining station that's been silent after a mysterious contagion caused the crew to go berserk and murder one another.
TheA Greek debt crisis has sparked fears of contagion in neighboring countries and across EuropeA but in the Bulgarian town of Sandanski contagion is already real, reads an article in the Wall Street Journal.
Markets are coping well with uncertainty over Greece's future in the euro zone, with little sign so far of contagion that would undermine wider European Union financial stability, the bloc's banking regulator said on Wednesday.
If the EU is successful in ring-fencing Greece, then contagion to the rest of the Eurozone may be limited.
The ECB's newfound ability to print money, essentially without limit, to support banks and governments has reduced Greek contagion to insignificance.
Dr Nikos Paltalidis, of the University of Portsmouth Business School, who led the research published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, said: "The European banking system remains highly vulnerable and conducive to financial contagion, which implies that the policies designed to reduce systemic risk are not necessarily doing the job.
A white paper analysis of suicide contagion and Oregon assisted suicide statistics was released May 4 by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL).
DUBLIN, Rabi'II 8, 1436, Jan 28, 2015, SPA -- The Greek government has clearly stated it intends to honour its debts and the ability to avoid contagion from its problems is considerable if not overwhelming, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation (CCMR) today released the discussion paper: "What To Do About Contagion," which analyzes the contagious panic at the core of the financial crisis in 2008 and calls for public discussion of how to contain contagion in the future.
An increased international integration and the scope for cross border contagion means that there are new regional and international dimensions that need to be managed during a crisis.