What does risk of infection mean?

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risk of in·fec·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. risk, risk of infectionnoun

    the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred


  1. risk of infection

    Risk of infection refers to the probability or likelihood of an individual acquiring or contracting an infectious disease or pathogen in a specific period or under particular circumstances. It can depend on various factors including the type of pathogen, the individual's immune system, environmental settings, and exposure levels.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of risk of infection in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of risk of infection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of risk of infection in a Sentence

  1. Toshihiko Yamazaki:

    Clinics in the residential and office areas seem to be operating on the brink, even if the state of emergency is lifted, patients won't be able to return as long as there is a risk of infection.

  2. Laurence Taylor:

    It was disappointing that a relatively small group in Hyde Park came together to protest the regulations in clear breach of the guidance, putting themselves and others at risk of infection, officers once again, took a measured approach and tried to engage the group to disperse. They clearly had no intention of doing so, and so it did result in 19 people being arrested, and a further ten being issued with a fixed penalty notice.

  3. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    When I see today how almost everyone has completely changed their behaviour, how the vast majority of you really do avoid any unnecessary contact, precisely because it can also contain a risk of infection, then I would simply like to say: thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart.

  4. Dan Field:

    The best thing everybody can do to help the medical profession as follow the rules set down to flatten the curve by minimizing contact and risk of infection. Only go to the emergency department if you are sicker than a dog and feel like you are heading towards death, otherwise, find some way of triaging yourself through telemedicine and similar no-contact communication.

  5. Adam Roth:

    And there is certainly a big risk of infection for the (14) countries which have not had it yet.


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