virus


virus
01. He got really sick after catching some kind of [virus] from a co-worker.
02. They got some kind of computer [virus] which deleted all the data on their hard drive.
03. The old man came down with [viral] pneumonia, and died soon after.
04. HIV is the [virus] which is believed to cause AIDS.
05. What we call the flu is actually a number of different [viruses], each one slightly different from the other.
06. The "I Love You" [virus] caused a lot of problems for computer users around the world.
07. She caught some kind of terrible [virus], and was sick for months.
08. An AIDS sufferer once remarked, "Sometimes I have a terrible feeling that I am dying not from the [virus], but from being untouchable."
09. There are more than 100 different [viruses] that cause the common cold.
10. In May 2000, China toughened its regulations against computer [viruses], mandating fines, and up to five years imprisonment for people who spread them.
11. A quarter of the horses in the United States died of a vast [virus] epidemic in 1872.
12. Experts suggest that about 1,200 computer [viruses] are in circulation at any given moment.
13. Marian Edelman has remarked that lack of moral purpose is a more dangerous [virus] than influenza for millions of the world's children.
14. Scientists tell us that kissing rarely transmits colds because the cold [viruses] do not live comfortably in the mouth.
15. Antibiotics are effective against bacteria only, and have no effect on [viruses].
16. Polio is a [viral] disease that can lead to paralysis.
17. Vic Lebouthillier once said that emotions spread like [viruses].
18. Any 1 of 1000 different [viruses] can cause the common cold.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of a morbid nature),


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