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infectious

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The risk of invasion, [Risk.sub.ZIKV](t), is defined as the probability of infected traveller will produce at least one secondary infection throughout the mosquitoes population along his/her infectiousness period.
(5) HIV-infected individuals affected by an STI have increased HIV viral load in genital secretions, (4,17) thereby increasing considerably their potential of infectiousness and transmission.
The proposed model could be useful in order to clarify theoretical concepts on infectiousness, the force of the infection, in order to compare the infectiousness of different communicable diseases such as Ebola virus disease.
Assumed infectiousness, treatment adherence and sexual behaviours: applying the Swiss Statement on infectiousness to HIV-positive alcohol drinkers.
Mosquitoes were then checked for the presence of a blood meal (confirmed they fed on the volunteer) and the presence of sporozoites on a 0 to 4 quantification scale (rating of 2 or greater confirmed infectiousness) and, if fewer than all 5 satisfied those criteria, the volunteer was exposed to more mosquitoes until 5 infectious bites were confirmed.
If they do, this appears to happen only in a minority of people and rarely raises viral loads to a level that would imply significant infectiousness.
Kaldor, "Relation between HIV viral load and infectiousness: a model-based analysis," The Lancet, vol.
"Happy,'' written for the soundtrack of the animated film "Despicable Me 2,'' is G rated: a four-minute composition layered over a gospel chord progression and an up-tempo organ thrum that invites listeners to clap along, "if you feel like happiness is a truth.'' Its infectiousness was multiplied exponentially in November, when Williams revealed what he billed as the world's first 24-hour music video, known online as "24 Hours of Happy.''
Science has not yet produced an HIV vaccine or a cure, but highly effective drug treatments not only quash side-effects, but dramatically reduce infectiousness, minimizing the likelihood of transmission.
They have that kind of infectiousness that creates trends.
There is an infectiousness to new songs such as Give Up, Taking Over and Don't Forget Who You Are - as if Miles is saying: "This is my vibe, my party.
Putting these viral load data into a model using previous findings on the degree to which rising viral load increases infectiousness, and using population data from the epidemic in Kisumu, Kenya, the researchers calculated that by 2010 cumulative HIV prevalence in an untreated population would be 14.4% greater if untreated CVL was at the level seen in Africa rather than in North America; in other words, 1 in 7 HIV infections was directly attributable to the higher viral load.