noncontagious


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noncontagious

(ˌnɒnkənˈteɪdʒəs)
adj
(Medicine) med (of a disease) not able to be caught by touching people or things that are infected with it

non•con•ta•gious

(ˌnɒn kənˈteɪ dʒəs)

adj.
1. (of a disease or other infection) not transmissible through contact.
2. (of a person) not a carrier of a contagious disease or condition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.noncontagious - (of disease) not capable of being passed on
noninfectious - not infectious
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The hotel has not been confirmed as the source of the outbreak of the serious form of noncontagious pneumonia, but voluntarily closed and is working with public health officials and environmental experts investigating the situation.
The hotel has not been confirmed as the source of the outbreak of the serious form of noncontagious pneumonia but voluntarily closed and is working with public health officials and environmental experts investigating the situation.
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The minister praised the key role of health awareness campaigns and the media's contribution in boosting public awareness about the committee efforts to combat noncontagious diseases, wishing the committee success in its efforts and initiatives during 2019 to enhance the community health.
On the other hand, eating habits that include high sodium concentrations, high glycemic load and high empty calorie concentrations is associated to a sedentary lifestyle and favors the increase of obesity and noncontagious chronic diseases.
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