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active carrier

One who harbors a pathogenic organism for a clinically significant time and is able to pass the infection to others.
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Active carrier engagement and collaboration is key for CCWG to succeed in its efforts to reduce the environmental impacts of global goods transportation.
The National Defense Authorization Act, however, signed into law on 31 December 2011, mandates that the Navy maintain a minimum of 10 active carrier air wings.
The main objective of the CERAD project is to improve and expand the research infrastructure located at the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), utilized in research programs oriented at design and pre-clinical evaluation of new drugs carrying the radioactive probe (radio pharmaceuticals) and other multimodality probes, suitable for diagnostic or therapeutic application, with the particular focus on the biologically active carrier molecules which can be traced at the cellular and molecular level
This is the under-researched aspect of state-orchestrated disinformation campaigns - the role of citizens as the active carriers of dangerous online content that polarise the populace and trigger offline violence.