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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.
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.
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.
Many medical science fiction texts depict diseases afflicting all of humanity which must put up a unified front or perish.
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.
Father Biard went to the afflicted parent of the boy, and asked whether he might, with his consent, baptize the dying child.
For the affliction of the daughter of my people I am afflicted, and made sorrowful, astonishment hath taken hold on me.
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.

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