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  1. infecting

    An infection is the invasion of tissues by pathogens, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to the infectious agent and the toxins they produce. An infectious disease, also known as a transmissible disease or communicable disease, is an illness resulting from an infection. Infections can be caused by a wide range of pathogens, most prominently bacteria and viruses. Hosts can fight infections using their immune system. Mammalian hosts react to infections with an innate response, often involving inflammation, followed by an adaptive response. Specific medications used to treat infections include antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, antiprotozoals, and antihelminthics. Infectious diseases resulted in 9.2 million deaths in 2013 (about 17% of all deaths). The branch of medicine that focuses on infections is referred to as infectious disease.

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  1. Infecting

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of infecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of infecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of infecting in a Sentence

  1. Scott Gottlieb:

    The fact that we could build a wall of immunity through vaccination, and not just mass-infecting the population, is going to be how we accelerate our way out of the pandemic into an endemic phase with this virus where we can hopefully keep it at bay.

  2. Richard Van Breemen:

    That means cell entry inhibitors, like the acids from hemp, could be used to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection and also to shorten infections by preventing virus particles from infecting human cells.

  3. Eric Schneider:

    That person is already infecting other people without your knowing it.

  4. Jacques Ravel:

    [ P ] atients can not request that their samples be sequenced at this point, nor are doctors informed of the sequencing results. Fox News '’s because patients would n’t be treated differently based on the infecting variant.

  5. Francis Suarez:

    They are going back to the home and infecting everybody in the household.

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