Examples of infect in a Sentence
If you're sick you should stay home to avoid infecting other people in the office.
The virus has infected many people.
They were unable to prevent bacteria from infecting the wound.
Her enthusiasm has infected everyone.
The virus has infected many computers.
All the computers in the office were infected by the same virus.
Recent Examples of infect from the Web
After obtaining log-in credentials, the Russians sent emails infected with malware to over 100 election officials, days before the election, from what looked like the software company’s address.
Urban said improvements in global HIV prevention programs as well as testing for those infected have greatly reduced the spread of the virus and helped bring down the number of new HIV infections worldwide by a third since 2000.
Infections can spread an inch an hour and quickly cause sepsis, multi-organ failure and even death in as many as one in three of those infected, Schaffner says.
Those infected were in close contact with pigs at the Anne Arundel County Fair or the Great Frederick Fair in Frederick County.
Most of those infected in the outbreaks have been homeless or using illicit drugs.
The Orlando nonprofit, which presents the fundraiser, works to stop new HIV infections through testing, education and care for those already infected.
It is believed that the number of those infected peaked during the fall, when kids were at school, transmitting the virus more freely.
Of those infected, 279 were hospitalized and 15 people died.
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Definition of infect for Students
- Don't infect me with your cold.
- The bacteria can infect wounds.
- Her enthusiasm infects the other players.
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