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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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US-based infectious disease-focused publication Contagion has appointed Jason Gallagher, Pharm.
Annika Huber, lead researcher, writes: "This response pattern indicates emotional state-matching or emotional contagion for negative sounds of humans and conspecifics (other dogs).
In Connectedness and Contagion, Hal Scott brings to light what is meant by phrases like "connectedness" and "contagion," and applies these concepts to the context of the recent financial crisis as well as other historical financial crises.
At present, although the impact of sub-prime crisis and the European debt crisis on countries seem to have gradually subsided, the global financial market volatility caused by "Britain out of Europe", "Italy Referendum defeat" and other Black Swan events gave a wake-up call for the world: Financial risk contagion has always existed, the future financial risk contagion situation may be more severe.
Abstract This study uses the maximum entropy method to estimate bilateral interbank exposure in order to simulate the contagion effect in the UK interbank market using consolidated data.
Assisted suicide, like suicide in general, can have a contagion effect that contributes to the deaths of more people.
Anil Kashyap, a member of the BoE's Financial Policy Committee, said, 'I am particularly worried about contagion from stress coming from the European banks and whether there might be linkages (perhaps indirect) between them and the largest UK banks.
There are three scare houses - Terror on the Farm, The Meat Locker and Contagion - and this year, if you want, you can also shoot up zombies like in a scene from The Walking Dead with the Zombie Outlaw paint-balling game.
Even conservatively, if the calculations of contagion modelers are correct, we should see at least a one-third reduction in shootings if the contagion is removed," Johnston said.
The main purpose of this article is to explain leadership process from followercentric perspective through emotion contagion theory.
For example, a small liquidity preference shock in one bank can spread by contagion through the interbank lending [1] and the breakdown of a single bank can lead to risk contagion in a banking system [2].
Sentiment contagion is an interaction process in which individuals capture and imitate the emotion of others unconsciously.
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.