I’m looking for a Cuban virus. An Island virus.
The Cuban flu.
I’m looking for a metaphor.
Definition of contagion
1 a. contagious disease
b. the transmission of a disease by direct or indirect contact
2 a. poison
b. contagious influence, quality, or nature
c. corrupting influence or contact
3 a. rapid communication of an influence (such as a doctrine or emotional state)
b. an influence that spreads rapidly
First Known Use: 14th century