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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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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.
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.