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Infectious Diseases

What are infectious diseases?

Germs, or microbes, are found everywhere - in the air, soil, and water. There are also germs on your skin and in your body. Many of them are harmless, and some can even be helpful. But some of them can make you sick. Infectious diseases are diseases that are caused by germs.

What are the different types of germs that cause infectious diseases?

There are four main types of germs:

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  1. Infectious Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are infectious diseases? Germs, or microbes, are found everywhere - in the air, soil, and water. There are also germs on your ... But some of them can make you sick. Infectious diseases are diseases that are caused by germs. What ...
  2. ... kits or water filters. OTHER STEPS TO PREVENT INFECTIOUS DISEASES Clean your hands often. Use soap and water ...
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  4. National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (National Foundation for Infectious Diseases)  
    ... Vaccination Rates Learn More View All News & Updates Infectious Diseases Protect yourself and your family from preventable infectious diseases COVID-19 Responses to frequently asked questions about ...
  5. Measles (National Library of Medicine)  
    Measles is an infectious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily from person to person. It causes a blotchy red rash. The rash ...
  6. infectious disease, Southwest Asia, Iraq, Afghanistan, hazard, hazardous, exposures, military ... Infectious diseases related to deployment to Southwest Asia (including Iraq) or Afghanistan.
  7. Smallpox (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... it has killed more people than all other infectious diseases combined. Worldwide vaccination stopped the spread of smallpox three decades ago. The last case was reported in 1977. ...
  8. Infectious Diseases Society of America
  9. FastStats: Infectious Disease (National Center for Health Statistics)  
    Infectious Diseases/Statistics and Research ... Infectious Diseases ... National Center for Health Statistics
  10. Overview of Infectious Diseases (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
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