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con·ta·gious / kənˈtājəs/ • adj. (of a disease) spread from one person or organism to another by direct or indirect contact. ∎  (of a person or animal) likely to transmit a disease by contact with other people or animals. ∎ fig. (of an emotion, feeling, or attitude) likely to spread to and affect others. DERIVATIVES: con·ta·gious·ly adv. con·ta·gious·ness n.

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Contagious ★★½ 1996 (PG-13)

Epidemiologist Hanna (Wagner) discovers that passengers aboard a flight from Latin American have been exposed to cholera and could cause an epidemic. She teams with Detective Lou (Pena), who's tracking an infected drug smuggler, to find the source of the disease. 90m/C VHS . Lindsay Wagner, Elizabeth Pena, Tom Wopat, Alexandra Purvis, Matt Hill, Brendan Fletcher; D: Joe Napolitano; W: Sandy Kroopf; C: Andreas Poulsson; M: Stephen Graziano. CABLE

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