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The novel coronavirus is highly contagious and, unlike influenza or rhinoviruses, SARS-CoV-2 is new.
COVID-19 MAY ONE DAY COME AND GO LIKE THE FLU, BUT WE’RE NOT THERE YETKATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
We are a global economy and people travel from different parts of the world, but that doesn’t necessarily mean international travelers are more or less contagious.
ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT FLYING DURING THE PANDEMIC ANSWEREDCHARLI PENNSEPTEMBER 4, 2020ESSENCE.COM
One big unknown is whether the reinfected patient was contagious the second time around.
WHAT THE FIRST CONFIRMED COVID-19 REINFECTION TELLS US ABOUT A FUTURE VACCINENAOMI XU ELEGANTAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
For example, it’s still unclear why the new virus is so much more contagious than its SARS and MERS relatives — each of which have infected fewer than 10,000 people.
HERE’S WHAT WE’VE LEARNED IN SIX MONTHS OF COVID-19 — AND WHAT WE STILL DON’T KNOWERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Patients are most contagious around the time their symptoms emerge, so this woman was most likely the index case — the first person in the cluster to become infected.
COVID-19 CASE CLUSTERS OFFER LESSONS AND WARNINGS FOR REOPENINGHELEN THOMPSONJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The Centers for Disease Control decided that quarantine was only necessary with individuals that carried the disease, since persons with SARS were only contagious when they became symptomatic.
THIS ISN’T THE FIRST U.S. PANDEMIC. SO WHY SUCH EXTREME MEASURES THIS TIME?TRUTHBETOLDMAY 18, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
Suddenly, thousands and thousands of people were getting sick from the contagious disease.
TACKLING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CALLS FOR NOVEL IDEASKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It also seems to be contagious even though people don’t have symptoms to show they are infected.
HOW MUCH DO MASKS HELP AGAINST COVID-19?TINA HESMAN SAEYAPRIL 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
People infected with the novel coronavirus are mainly contagious before they have symptoms and for about a week after symptoms start.
CORONAVIRUS MOST CONTAGIOUS BEFORE AND RIGHT AFTER SYMPTOMS EMERGETINA HESMAN SAEYMARCH 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A suppressed laugh spread its contagious influence all round the table.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTAGIOUS

  • contagious
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • deadly
  • deleterious
  • destructive
  • detrimental
  • diseased
  • evil
  • fatal
  • harmful baneful
  • infectious
  • injurious
  • lethal
  • mortal
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • pestiferous
  • ruinous
  • troublesome
  • vicious
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