Definition of 'infected'
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Dry, itchy can skin can become infected by constant scratching. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They cut the skin rather than pierce it, and take longer to heal than other insect bites, which means they can easily become infected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can he still get infected from me? The Sun (2008)Only two or three men worked on the infected farm. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The first will determine how quickly flu will spread and how many people will become infected. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The objective is to contain the disease to the infected areas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Through direct contact with infected blood or bodily fluids. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can also catch it from touching an infected animal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It does look like his skin is red and inflamed and has become infected. The Sun (2009)The risk of such birds becoming infected is very small. The Sun (2006)Any one of us can be exposed and get infected. The Sun (2011)It can trigger kidney failure and pneumonia and spreads through close contact with infected people. The Sun (2015)They are running blood tests on animals on infected farms and those close by. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The flu is spread by infected birds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Human can catch it through direct contact with an infected animal or person. The Sun (2014)That means there has been at least one other infected bird in the country. The Sun (2006)The vaccine involves three injections over six months and can be given to people before they get infected. The Sun (2013)It usually takes between three and six months for antibodies to appear in the blood of an infected person. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)We have put up notices in infected forests urging people to stick to footpaths and keep dogs on a short lead. Times, Sunday Times (2009)About 40 per cent of samples taken on infected sheep farms were clear of the disease. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The trauma of shaving can cause sore spots, which sometimes become infected. The Sun (2014)Since it has been up and running, not a single healthcare worker has become infected. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The space can then fill with fluid, which can get infected. The Sun (2013)Roughly two-thirds of the total of infected people were male. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Research published in the journal Nature found that combining culls on infected farms with swift vaccination on others nearby would have contained the disease. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When at the song's close an infected white blood cell was momentarily screened, it was almost painfully poignant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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