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You see, the way that a virus afflicts you is dependent on an “incubation period”—the number of days between when you catch a pathogen and actually show symptoms.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO FIND OUT IF YOU’VE BEEN EXPOSED TO CORONAVIRUS?SY MUKHERJEEAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
Japan has not suffered from the soaring increases in infections and deaths that have afflicted the United States, but critics faulted Abe for failing to deal more swiftly and decisively enough to completely contain the virus.
THE LEGACY SHINZO ABE, JAPAN’S LONGEST-SERVING PRIME MINISTER, WILL LEAVE AFTER RESIGNINGCLAYCHANDLERAUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
In April 1955, scientists confirmed that a vaccine developed by researcher Jonas Salk had proved effective against polio, a debilitating and often fatal disease that afflicted tens of thousands of Americans a year.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: THE UNSCIENTIFIC VACCINECHARU KASTURIAUGUST 13, 2020OZY
Many medical science fiction texts depict diseases afflicting all of humanity which must put up a unified front or perish.
SCIENCE FICTION EXPLORES THE INTERCONNECTEDNESS REVEALED BY THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICMAYURIKA CHAKRAVORTYAUGUST 9, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Undecidable questions have even arisen in physics, suggesting that Gödelian incompleteness afflicts not just math, but — in some ill-understood way — reality.
HOW GÖDEL’S PROOF WORKSNATALIE WOLCHOVERJULY 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The elder Mr. Weller drove a coach for twelve months, but, being afflicted with the gout, was compelled to retire.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Father Biard went to the afflicted parent of the boy, and asked whether he might, with his consent, baptize the dying child.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
For the affliction of the daughter of my people I am afflicted, and made sorrowful, astonishment hath taken hold on me.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Just a poor, afflicted fellow out of work and anxious to make a living for his family.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Babylon, which hath afflicted the Israelites, after their restoration, shall be utterly destroyed.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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