One in ten of its residents between the ages of 40 and 49 is infected.
Presumed to be infected with tuberculosis—potentially fatal and frighteningly infectious—she and Kowerski were released.
The unclaimed attack killed five people and infected 17, adding to the anxiety of the time.
“We are it,” Davis says when I ask if the military has a plan for how to get an infected American service member out of Liberia.
After a breathless waiting period in which the infected were quarantined, none of the six fell ill.
I got infected with her fears; it was as if I had caught an infection of disease.
The gloomy weather seemed to have infected the driver as well as myself.
White doctors had sharp lancets to draw blood, scalpels to cut into sick people's bodies, saws to cut off infected limbs.
The army was infected with her enthusiasm, irresistible with belief in her.
Ross was after him with a bound, scrambling up over the dump, followed by the others, who were infected by his excitement.
infect in·fect (ĭn-fěkt')
v. in·fect·ed, in·fect·ing, in·fects
To contaminate with a pathogenic microorganism or agent.
To communicate a pathogen or disease to another organism.
To invade and produce infection in an organ or body part.