Meaning and Definition of Contagion | Its importance

From the latin contagĭum, contagion is the transmission of a disease by mediate or immediate contact. A contagious disease is therefore all a sick person can transmit to a healthy person.
Examples: "I think that the contagion has taken place at school because, these days, quite a lot of children are suffering from chicken pox',"To avoid infection, you must use a mask when entering the hospital room","the use of condoms is essential to minimize the risk of contagion of AIDS.
The contagion of disease, therefore, occurs when an individual in good health is in direct or indirect contact with another who suffers from an infectious disease in particular. Infectious diseases, include those which are classified exanthematiques, known for their rash.
Chicken pox, measles, rubella and scarlet fever are some of contagious diseases. It often affects children because the contagion occurs in places the most common meeting, such as school, a club or a place. When a child gets the disease, it can pass it to its environment, reason why it is necessary that the patient, once detected the contagious disease, isolates himself or takes the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
In a symbolic sense, contagion means any kind of transmission developed by influences of all kinds. It is possible to spread the habits, customs, trends, attitudes, etc. ' the effect of contagion from the European crisis will end para touch America one day or the other.
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