The disease spreads quickly among / between people.

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Tan Elaine

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The disease spreads quickly among / between people.

Which word in bold should I use? Thanks.
 

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I would say it is highly contagious in humans. 'Spread' is ambiguous. Cancer spreads inside the victim's body, for example.
 
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