Communicable Diseases

  • Disease

    Questions: Diseases of poverty and the 10/90 Gap. 1. What is the 10/90 gap? This is where 10 per cent of global health research is devoted to conditions that account for 90 per cent of the global disease burden. 2. What are neglected diseases according to this paper? Neglected diseases are diseases such as Leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, Chagas’disease, leprosy, Guinea worm, onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis. 3. According to figure one how many people a year die from childhood disease

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  • Communicable Diseases

    Communicable Diseases - Dermatophytes HCS 457 February 11, 2013 University of Phoenix Communicable Diseases - Dermatophytes Communicable diseases remain a frequent cause of illness in human population due to many reasons. Communicable diseases are diseases that can be passed from one person to another just by everyday communication. Communicable diseases are the easiest to spread amongst our population. Dermatophytes are a type of communicable disease that could be spread to

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  • Communicable Disease

    Communicable disease outbreak - HAT Task 3 Analyze the selected communicable disease outbreak: SARS Disease overview Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, called SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the illness begins with a high fever (greater than 100.4 degrees F). The fever is sometimes associated with chills or other symptoms, including headache, general feeling of

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  • Diseases of Affluence

    •  Diseases of affluence Less strenuous physical exercise, often through increased use of a car Easy accessibility in society to large amounts of low-cost food (relative to the much-lower caloric food availability in a subsistence economy) More food generally, with much less physical exertion expended to obtain a moderate amount of food More high fat and high sugar foods in the diet are common in the affluent developed economies of the late-twentieth century More foods which are processed, cooked

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  • Heart Disease

    Webster’s dictionary defines a disease as “a condition of the living animal or plant body or of one of its parts that impairs normal functioning and is typically manifested by distinguishing signs and symptoms; a harmful development.” Add that with the definition of infectious disease from our AS Level and A Level Biology book - “...transmissible, or communicable diseases; diseases caused by pathogens that can spread from infected people to uninfected people” - and it’s no wonder why scientist and

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  • Communicable Diseases

    Communicable Disease HCS 457 Communicable Disease Chickenpox is one of the many highly communicable diseases. This communicable disease is cause by a virus called varicella-zoster which has a resemblance with the herpes virus. It can be transmitted through close contact with the fluids from the blisters or through air wherein the virus is disseminated by coughing or sneezing. Chickenpox is regarded as highly communicable for individuals who are exposed to the disease for the first time

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  • Communicable Disease

    Communicable Disease Paper Felicia Pinckney HCS/457 January 24, 2013 Communicable Disease Paper In this paper the author was given an assignment by her instructor to write a paper on a communicable disease. The author has to describe the disease that she has chosen to write about and discuss different efforts to control the communicable disease. The author must include all data that she finds during her research on the communicable disease that she has chosen to write about, evidence- base

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  • Disease

    Dracunculiasis (guinea worm disease): eradication without a drug or a vaccine, Gautam Biswas, Dieudonne P. Sankara, Junerlyn Agua-Agum and Alhousseine Maiga, June 2013. Introduction: Dracunculiasis is the first parasitic disease that has the potential to be eradicated without the need of drugs or vaccines. Since the parasite life cycle revolves around the host consuming the infected copepod in the water, the experimental designed was to focus on the introduction of water treatment educations into

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  • Communicable Disease Paper - Hepatitis a

    Communicable Disease Paper - Hepatitis A Hepatitis A is a communicable viral liver disease. A recent outbreak of Hepatitis A has recently occurred across five states. For this reason this paper will describe the disease, its treatment and prevention; the factors that contribute to its spread; how personal lifestyles, including that of socioeconomic status influence the disease and the control of the disease. If there are gaps and resources available to fill these gaps will be discussed along

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  • Communicable Diseases Task 1 (Edexcel Level3)

    (M1) Communicable diseases are very contagious and can spread very easily from one person to another person, this also includes from animal to person. You can get infected straight away just by touching, eating, drinking or breathing in a substance that has a lot of germs on it. Communicable diseases are caused by agents such as bacteria, parasites, protozoa, fungus and virus. Bacteria exist on every surface including in the air and below sea level. Most bacteria are harmless but others are harmful

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  • Communicable Disease: Hepatitis B

    Communicable Disease: Hepatitis B Communicable diseases are diseases that can be transmitted via contact, droplet, air/food borne, blood, bodily fluids or congenital infection and cause individuals to become ill. The pathogens invade the body and damage normal cell functions, which could potentially cause death. Hepatitis B has infected over 200 billion people worldwide and killed over one million individuals per year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2013). The hepatitis B virus

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  • Communicable Disease and Epidemiology

    Communicable Disease and Epidemiology Communicable Disease and Epidemiology As part of human history, there have always been disease processes that have been known to pass from a person or something else to other people through physical contact, sharing most any item with an infected person or just breathing the same air where the disease exists, these disease processes are known as communicable diseases. Basically, communicable diseases are diseases that you can catch from other organisms

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  • Communicable Disease

    (Communicable disease)-NRS 427 1. The social determinants of health are economic and social conditions that influence the health of people and communities (WHO, 2008). People's health is affected by how much money, power and resources that they have, how much education a person obtains, what kind of work a person does, how a person develops early childhood, etc. These are factors that are related to health outcomes by social determinants of health. 2. The social determinants of health contribute

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  • Disease

    Communicable Diseases Communicable diseases spread from one person to another or from an animal to a person. The spread often happens via airborne viruses or bacteria, but also through blood or other bodily fluid. The terms infectious and contagious are also used to describe communicable disease. Examples: 1. HIV/AIDS AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). The illness alters

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  • Communicable Disease Outbreak

    Communicable disease outbreak Severe acute respiratory syndrome or commonly referred to as SARS is advanced form of Pneumonia. This viral respiratory ailment originates from a coronavirus. SARS is highly infectious and lethal type of of Pneumonia. On November 2002, the first case of SARS was diagnosed in a towns in China. The disease is easily spread throughout the world via mass transit hubs such as airports. The illness has spread to various parts of the world. Over two dozen countries

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  • Non-Communicable Diseases

    down”, taking myself out of the picture and assessing all the factors interplaying to create the end result. I found this to be particularly noteworthy, as I often fall prey to assessing a person’s health leve, particualry in the case of lifestyle diseases, as being a result of an individual’s own personal short comings. However after using this approach to further develop my initial analysis of the question using Willis’ (Germov, 2014, p.7-8) sociological imagination template and its associated factors;

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  • Disease

    A disease is a condition that impairs the proper function of the body or of one of its parts. Every living thing, both plants and animals, can succumb to disease. Hundreds of different diseases exist. Each has its own particular set of symptoms and signs, clues that enable a physician to diagnose the problem. A symptom is something a patient can detect, such as fever, bleeding, or pain. A sign is something a doctor can detect, such as a swollen blood vessel or an enlarged internal body organ.

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  • Disease

    Concerning disease, research papers report that the medical field believes that disease is the result of physical changes within the body. This philosophy of science has led to a narrow focus upon pathogens that create illness. Modern medicine looks to biochemical factors, levels of immunology, nutrition, and environmental toxins as causing disease. To eradicate disease or illness, then these elements thought to cause the difficulties must some how be changed. There are several implications of

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  • Communicable Disease Paper

    Communicable Disease Paper While it has not claimed the number of lives that some more prominent communicable diseases have, the Ebola virus remains one of the most feared diseases the planet has ever known. Ebola is the subject of much attention from Hollywood; Ebola outbreaks quickly become public knowledge, and always have the potential to cause a panic. Ebola is a hemorrhagic fever, which causes victims to have a difficult time coagulating blood cells. (Bardi, 2002) The results are gruesome

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  • Communicable Disease: Chickenpox

    Communicable Disease: Chickenpox Grand Canyon University: NRS 427v December 10, 2014 Communicable Disease: Chickenpox The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010) defines a communicable disease as “an illness caused by an infectious agent or its toxins that occurs through the direct or indirect transmission of the infectious agent or its products from an infected individual or via an animal, vector or the inanimate environment to a susceptible animal or human host.” There are numerous

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  • Communicable Diseases

    OHIO’S COMMUNICABLE DISEASE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS Who must report? Healthcare providers (physicians, hospitals, infection preventionists) with knowledge of a case or suspect case of a disease which is required to be reported Laboratories’ that examine specimens of human origin with evidence of diseases which are required to be reported any individual having knowledge of a person suffering from a disease suspected of being communicable WHAT must be reported? Diseases on Ohio’s ABC list

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  • Diseases

    that can be transferred from one organism to another. Non-transmissible among people, may be a chronic disease or carried through genes. They include measles, cols, influenza, chicken pox, and hepatitis. They include genetic diseases e.g. hemophilia, down syndrome, and diseases related to lifestyle and or environment. A Pathogen is any organism any organism that can produce and carry a disease. Pathogens range from viruses so miniature that thousands may fit side by side in in one millimeter to

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  • Communicable Diseases

    Communicable Disease Paper University Of Phoenix Communicable Disease Paper In the following paper a communicable disease will be identified. In addition, the disease and the efforts to control it, the environmental factors related to this disease will be described. Also an explanation of lifestyles, socioeconomics status, and disease management will be explained. Gaps and how this might link to other resources to meet needs that are not locally available, recommendation to expand the communities

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  • Hcs 457 Week 4 Communicable Diseases Paper

    HCS 457 Week 4 Communicable diseases paper Get Tutorial by Clicking on the link below or Copy Paste Link in Your Browser http://hwguiders.com/downloads/hcs-457-week-4-communicable-diseases-paper/ For More Courses and Exams use this form ( http://hwguiders.com/contact-us/ ) Feel Free to Search your Class through Our Product Categories or From Our Search Bar (http://hwguiders.com/ ) Communicable Disease Paper While it has not claimed the number of lives that some more prominent communicable

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  • Communicable Disease Paper

    Communicable Disease Paper Maria G. Sanchez HCS/457 June 29, 2015 Charlotte A. Ferrell Communicable Disease Paper One of the many highly communicable diseases is chickenpox. This communicable disease is caused by varicella-zoster virus (VZV) which has a resemblance with the herpes virus. It can be transmitted in two ways, one through direct contact with the fluids from the blisters, mucus, or saliva and second through air where the virus is disseminated by coughing or sneezing. A person who has

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  • Chickenpox a Communicable Disease

    Chickenpox a Communicable Disease Cynthia Hahn Grand Canyon University: NRS-427V July 5, 2015 Chickenpox is an infection caused by the highly contagious varicella-zoster virus. A common communicable disease which can be a harmless or deadly disease depending on the community which is affected. Education and healthcare prevention will prove evident in the control of the spread of the chickenpox disease. Chickenpox

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  • Diseases

    GLOBAL VARIATIONS OF CHRONIC DISEASE Name: Institution: Chronic diseases all around the world have been causing lots deaths and having devastating effects on families (CDC, 2011). In this essay, I will discuss coronary heart disease symptoms, detection, prevention, causal mechanisms, treatment, and effects. I will also analyze its global variations and recommend how public health officers can be able to promote prevention and

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  • Communicable Disase

    Communicable Disease Paper: Influenza John Doe HCS/457 Professor Monica Vargas September 13, 2015 Communicable Disease Paper: Influenza Malaria, Hepatitis, Polio, Tuberculosis, Pertusus, Ebola, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Influenza. These are just a number of communicable diseases that people are faced with. “Communicable diseases spread from one person to another or from an animal to a person. The spread often happens via airborne viruses or bacteria, but also through blood or

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  • Communicable Disease

    of health-related trends in populations for the purposes of disease prevention health maintenance, and health protection (Lewis, 2011). In addition to that, it focuses on relationships among an agent a host, and an environment. Their interactions determine the development and cessation of communicable diseases, and they form a web of causality, which increases or decreases the risk of disease (Lewis, 2011).One of the communicable diseases that cause a great fear nowadays throughout the world is HIV

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  • Communicable Disease Essay

    Communicable Disease Essay Shawna Bolin HCS/457 June 22, 2015 University of Phoenix Communicable Disease Essay Every day we walk around amongst thousands of people, many of whom we will never meet personally but in the same sense can share something unseen. Every time we leave our homes we put ourselves at risk for catching the unknown. It could be as little as catching a cold to catching something more severe such as HIV/AIDS. Every time there is a fluid exchange, contaminated

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  • Communicable Diseases

    these symptoms to individuals and being dubbed the stomach flu. Saint Louis, Missouri is no different and had its worst breakout of this particular communicable disease back in 2013. The local health department continues to raise awareness of the prevention measures and what the community can do moving forward. Gastroenteritis is a communicable disease that affects the gastro-intestinal tract. It causes inflammation within the intestines that can causes symptoms like watery – usually non-bloody –

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  • Communicable Disease Chain1

    Canyon University: NRS427V.vR.Communincable Disease Chain October 25, 2015 Description Causes Tuberculosis is caused by the bacteria tubercle bacillus or mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria was discovered by a microbiologist Robert Koch in 1882. Transmission When a person who is infected with TB exhale, sneezes, cough, speaks or sings tiny droplets of fluid containing tubercle

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  • Communicable Diseases Control

    the perceived threat is still an understudied construct in the field of HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections (STIs)5-6. Perceived threat has been conceptualized as a product of perceived risk and perceived severity relative to a given disease or event7. Adolescents and young people are likely to underestimate both the severity and their risk of adverse health outcomes5,8-10. This underestimation may, in part, be a mental defense mechanism. The tendency to systematically underestimate

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  • Disease and Man

    The impact of disease on Man Introduction Through the ages disease has always plagued man and the environment. A disease is basically impairment in the condition of an organism. This project touches the surface of the broad topic that is disease as well as suitable measures for keeping disease under control. Table of Contents Topic Page Types of diseases

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  • Disease

    What is Health? Stated by The World Health Organization (April 7th, 1948) as being a vital conditional function in mental or social wellbeing- physical, absence of infirmities and diseases along with being characterized as an everyday life, positive concepts and spirit.  Even though all the definition are very explanatory the overall meaning using it depends on all the different cultures, countries, ethnicities and religion, back ground all these aspects deal with all kinds of different outlook

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  • Communicable Disease Hep C

    Communicable Disease-Hepatitis C Shrunda Young HCS/457 March 25, 2015 Dr. Janice Chilton Communicable Disease-Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is a communicable disease that is a contagious liver infection. In 1989, hepatitis C virus was discovered. Previously, it was related with blood transfusion and was called non-A and non-B hepatitis because virus was not identified. Hepatitis C disease varies from one person to another. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is spread through contact with blood of an infected

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  • Communicable Disease Hep C

    Communicable Disease-Hepatitis C Shrunda Young HCS/457 March 25, 2015 Dr. Janice Chilton Communicable Disease-Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is a communicable disease that is a contagious liver infection. In 1989, hepatitis C virus was discovered. Previously, it was related with blood transfusion and was called non-A and non-B hepatitis because virus was not identified. Hepatitis C disease varies from one person to another. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is spread through contact with blood of an infected

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  • Wgu Communicable Disease Outbreak

    Communicable Disease Outbreak Analysis Evelyn Sutton Western Governor's University Communicable Disease Outbreak Analysis There are many diseases that have become a thing of the past due to vaccines that are routinely given during infancy and early childhood in the United States. These diseases still exist but we just see it very rarely now. When a person is diagnosed with one of these communicable diseases in the United States, it is reported to the Department of Health and Environmental

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  • Communicable Disease Assaignment 1

    Communicable Disease Portfolio Part 1 DRAFT 1 My state is Illinois, it is a state in the mid-western part of Unites State. It is the 5th State in terms of population and the 25th in terms of size (National Population, 2014). The population is 12.88 Million. It is a health care hob in the Midwest region of United States in that it has some of the biggest hospital network system in the country with easy accessibility to quality care – the county healthcare system. In all it has one hundred and

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  • Communicable Disease Chicken Pox

    Communicable Disease Chickenpox Grand Canyon University Concepts in Community and Public Health NRS-427V May 01, 2016 Communicable Disease Chickenpox Here is some background on varicella-zoster virus. Chickenpox and Shingles used to be considered two different diseases, but they are both caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV) ("CDC chickenpox," 2016). Varicella is the primary infection that causes the chickenpox and the herpes zoster is the virus that lays dormant in the host until

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  • In a Written Paper of 1,200-1,500 Words, Apply the Concepts of Epidemiology and Nursing Research to a Communicable Disease.

    Influenza Introduction Influenza is among the most prevalent infectious airborne viral diseases that affect the respiratory system. According to the World Health Organization (2016), the infection majorly affects the throat, nose, and the bronchi, and on rare occasions, it may affect the lungs. Also commonly known as the flu, influenza infection is characterized by sneezing, itchy and running nose as well as throat inflammation. The initial signs and symptoms include fever with temperatures higher

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  • Communicable Disease Hiv

    blood transfusions, and if broken skin comes into contact with the virus (CDC, 2015). The biggest complication of HIV is a weakened immune system. Once the immune system has weakened, a person infected with HIV is susceptible to other communicable disease and cancer. The final stage of HIV is AIDS and this is when the body is so weak that it gets an opportunistic infection, such as bacterial or fungal infections, and these infections can cause death. The most life threatening opportunistic

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  • Communicable Disease Report

    1              Communicable Disease Report  Avian Influenza                                                                      2         Avian Influenza , also called AI or Bird Flu, is a viral infection that infects domestic poultry,  such as chickens, turkeys quail, geese and wild birds as well.  The Avian Influenza virus is  divided into two groups the highly pathogenic group and the low pathogenic group.  The HPAI  spreads rapidly among birds and has a high death rate

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  • Disease

    Meningococcal disease, also known as meningitis, is caused by the bacteria known as Neiserria meningitids, and is one of the leading causes of bacterial meningitis worldwide. Outbreaks of this disease are rare in the United States but are very common along an area of sub –Saharan African called the African Belt. The African Belt stretches from the Senegal in the west to Ethiopia in the east with 26 countries involved where it contains the highest rates of the disease. (Who, 2015).

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  • Infectious Diseases

    Infectious diseases are now the world's biggest killer of children and young adults. They account for more than 13 million deaths a year - one in two deaths in developing countries. Over the next hour alone, 1 500 people will die from an infectious disease - over half of them children under five (WHO, 1999). The main causes of these deaths from infectious diseases occur in developing countries - the countries with the least money to spend on health care. Instead of this, in wealthy countries people

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  • Communicable Diseases

    Communicable Disease Paper In the following paper a communicable disease will be identified. In addition, the disease and the efforts to control it, the environmental factors related to this disease will be described. Also an explanation of lifestyles, socioeconomics status, and disease management will be explained. Gaps and how this might link to other resources to meet needs that are not locally available, recommendation to expand the communities programs if there are gaps will be provided. In

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  • Comminicalbe Disease

    Valerie Martinez Communicable Disease University of Phoenix 6/4/2012 Sarah Dunn Diseases have become a concern to the general public health since the founding of how communicable they are. There are some diseases that spread viral, bodily, and airborne which entails the concern for many health cares. Currently, the human papillomavirus has become a concern to younger adults and some adolescents who are the first to experience sexual activity with multiple partners. According to the

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  • Communicable Diseases

    Communicable Diseases Jodi L. Smith HCS 457 June 4, 2012 Ms. Sally Kohls Communicable Diseases A communicable disease is an illness that is transmitted through contact of microorganisms. People, animals, and foods are all carriers of microorganisms that can pass an infectious illness from one host to another. A simple touch or exchange of fluids can be all it takes to spread a disease from one individual to another. There are several relevant communicable diseases in America today. In

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  • Communicable Disease

    Communicable Disease HCS/457 June 18, 2012 Communicable Disease AIDS is a chronic, life-threatening conditions caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV interferes with the body’s ability to fight off viruses, bacteria, and fungi that cause disease. HIV makes the infected person more susceptible to certain types of cancers and to infections the body normally would resist, such as pneumonia and meningitis. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is the name given to the later stages

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  • Communicable Disease- Dermatophytes

    A communicable disease is an illness transmitted through contact with one person, animal, food, surface, and air to another. The exchange of fluids or contact with a contaminated substance or individual may be enough to allow a communicable disease to spread. Communicable diseases are all-around but to avoid getting infected with one, people should follow prevention guidelines. There are many communicable diseases but a familiar one is dermatophytes, better known as ringworm, infect the skin, hair

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