By Ajay Anand
Communicable Disease: A disease which can spread from one person to another.
Infectious Disease: A disease which is caused by an attack from microbes.
Pathogen: A microbe which causes disease is called a pathogen.
|Common cold virus||Common cold|
|Many bacteria||Cholera, diarrhoea|
|Hepatitis B virus||Hepatitis B|
|Bacillus anthracis||Anthrax (in animals)|
Malaria and dengue spread through mosquitoes.
So, breeding of mosquito should be prevented.
Don’t allow water to stagnate in surroundings because mosquitoes lay eggs in stagnant water.
Use mosquito repellant creams and mosquito nets to prevent mosquito bite.
Some bacteria produce a toxic substance in food.
Consuming a food item with toxic substance can result in food poisoning.
Food poisoning is a serious case and needs immediate hospitalization.
Lack of timely care in case of food poisoning may prove fatal.