contagious disease

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Elliot and Brigette are |at loggerheads as they deal with a contagious disease on Darwin ward
Fears of a contagious disease prompt hospital staff to don protective positive-pressure hoods; the news shows physicians working in this gear and explains that there are only two dozen or so such hoods available per hospital.
The proposal comes after the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, a marketing and regulatory arm of the USDA, determined parts of Argentina are free of citrus canker, a highly contagious disease that can damage fruit and destroy trees.
Ours said innkeepers are legally required to provide rooms to all guests who have reserved them unless there is reasonable cause to refuse, such as inability to pay, inebriation or infection with a contagious disease likely to be spread.
Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a highly contagious disease that usually hits children under age 3.
Avian influenza, or "bird flu", is a contagious disease of animals caused by viruses that normally infect only birds and, less commonly pigs.
He manages to avoid eviction from his apartment through tricks like daubing red spots on his face and pretending to have a contagious disease when the landlord shows up with a prospective tenant.
Though school district officials were relieved, Simpson said precautions such as the tuberculosis testing need to be taken if there is even the remotest possibility that students might have been exposed to the contagious disease.
From the Old French glandres ("glands") describing the enlargement of the parotid or submaxillary lymph nodes that is pathognomonic of the disease, glanders is a contagious disease of horses.
Speaking from New York, spokesperson for the UN secretary-general, Stephane Dujarric, told reporters that according to UNICEF the caseload of cholera is rapidly increasing in South Sudan and the highly contagious disease appears to be spreading due to poor water and sanitation infrastructure in the new nation.
Director of Information health-care sector in Heat said to NINA exporter : "The Department of Health of Anbar province formed a specialized medical team to treat the effected as soon as in precautionary measure to stop the contagious disease between the citizens and students.
CONTAGIOUS A contagious disease is one that's transferred from one person to another by ordinary social contact, such as by sharing a home, workplace, school or institution.
What is happening in Sudan could become a contagious disease that affects the whole of Africa," Kadhafi said during the opening of an Arab-Africa summit in Sirte.
I am being treated like a person with contagious disease," Nalini stated.
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