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noun as in infection

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Since the pandemic began, researchers have been drawing parallels between the novel coronavirus and influenza, since the flu is also highly communicable and is responsible for so many hospitalizations and deaths in the US each year.

In February, the California Department of Veterans Affairs created a 37-step risk reduction plan that addressed staff training and the prevention of communicable diseases.

Contracting a communicable disease could have psychological impacts that change how people view and manage risk.

From Quartz

While contact tracing is not a new public health strategy — it’s been used for decades to track the spread of various communicable diseases — public health officials see it as a key, especially paired with testing.

Vaccines protect your child from serious communicable diseases including brain infections, pneumonia, bloodstream infections and, in the case of the HPV and hepatitis B vaccines, even some types of cancer.

The presence of false membranes in one form of mammitis in cows does not necessarily imply its communicability to man.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to communicability, such as: bug, disease, epidemic, flu, pollution, and virus.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.