asymptomatic carrier

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a·symp·to·mat·ic car·ri·er

(āsimp-tŏ-matik karē-ĕr)
One who harbors pathogenic organisms without clinically recognizable symptoms; may infect others.

asymptomatic carrier,

n an individual who serves as host for an infectious agent but who does not show any apparent signs of the illness; may serve as a source of infection for others.
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Add to this the fact that since Chubb started at playgroup one day a week last September, she has turned into a despicable plague carrier so that all of us have been coughing, sneezing, blowing our noses and groaning continuously.
NOBODY said life had to be fair, but bird flu seems to be the cruellest joke nature has played on us for a long time After all, if there had to be a plague carrier, why did it have to be birds?
At the very least she should be stripped of her title and put on trial instead of having the gall to swan around as if she was this country's saviour instead of its plague carrier.
Just as Angelo is about to be lynched by crazed townfolk who consider any stranger a plague carrier, he's taken in by upper-class babe Pauline de Theus (Juliette Binoche).
The gun-happy hunters profiled in our July/August issue cite their carrying disease as one reason to pull the trigger, but Collinge says that prairie dogs "are not good plague carriers, and getting rid of them would not stop the spread of disease" (which could be taken up by other small animals).
The nine wannabes, on the other hand, were boring, homely, verbose and, all in all, came across like plague carriers.
He will examine how an MPLS platform can solve several access challenges that result from the uncertainty of demands that plague carriers -- regarding the types and amounts of services and where they come from -- and from the complexity of the various technologies and protocols involved.