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.
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.