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Standard vaccine studies involve thousands of participants, must recruit in areas where contagion is naturally high, and typically take months or even years as researchers wait to see how many people contract the disease.
UK SCIENTISTS ARE PUSHING FOR THE WORLD’S FIRST CORONAVIRUS CHALLENGE TRIALSOLIVIA GOLDHILLSEPTEMBER 24, 2020QUARTZ
Facing flare-ups from late June through August that were sometimes higher than the initial spread of contagion, countries initially refrained from blanket orders.
AS INFECTION RATES RISE, EUROPE EMBRACES A ‘LOCKDOWN LITE’ STRATEGYKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
The World Health Organization acknowledged the airborne spread of particles in July and hundreds of scientists have written about this form of contagion.
WITH EVERY REVERSAL OF COVID-19 GUIDANCE, THE CDC IS LOSING THE BATTLE FOR PUBLIC TRUSTOLIVIA GOLDHILLSEPTEMBER 22, 2020QUARTZ
Hungary’s decision to close its borders is based on its own “traffic light system” for contagion risk, which currently shows Hungary as green and everyone else as red.
AS EUROPE’S COVID-19 NUMBERS RISE, HUNGARY BECOMES FIRST EU COUNTRY TO REIMPOSE BLANKET BORDER RESTRICTIONSDAVID MEYERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
There are a lot of upsides to urban density — but viral contagion is not one of them.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
It may be transmitted through the air for short distances, not nearly so far as the air will carry the contagion of smallpox.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The contagion is spread just as that of smallpox is spread, except that it is not carried through the air so far.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The specific cause of typhus is unknown, but the contagion develops and reproduces itself in the body of the patient.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Curiously enough, for the next two days and nights a perfect contagion of watching seemed to have spread through the village.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Wedding-cards have been pouring in till the contagion has reached us; Edith will be married next Thursday.
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTAGION

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