disease transmission


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dis·ease trans·mis·sion

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The spread or transfer of a disease from one individual to another.
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"We all know it's a fact (that) when you congregate any species in an area, the threat of disease transmission goes higher," said Patrick Snickles, state game warden supervisor for the commission's Southwest Region.
14 These programs also target to increase awareness about disease transmission and provision of screening services.
Ylann Schemm, director of the Elsevier Foundation, said: 'Each year, it is inspiring to find out just how much of the research undertaken by our winning scientists focuses on crucial challenges addressed by UN Sustainable Development Goals: creating sustainable bioplastics in Bangladesh; preserving traditional plant knowledge in Bolivia; reducing disease transmission to newborns in Africa; removing arsenic from water in Nepal; and investigating the healthcare system response to gender violence in Palestine.
MULTAN:A 'Disease Transmission Lab' fully equipped to conduct research on virus transmitted by White Fly would be established at Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture Multan (MNS-UAM) in collaboration with Zhegiang University of Hangzhou (China).
MULTAN -- A 'Disease Transmission Lab' fully equipped to conduct research on virus transmitted by White Fly would be established at Mohammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture Multan (MNS-UAM) in collaboration with Zhegiang University of Hangzhou (China).
These birds hold the key to ecosystem, he said, and the potential for disease transmission is reduced.
According to a study conducted by the German Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, in water-limited landscapes, sick animals can have increased contact with healthy individuals, which can facilitate disease transmission.
The undergraduate textbook explains how the environment impacts the health of people and survival of every living being on the planet, and introduces the science professionals use to analyze toxic metals, disease transmission, pesticides, radiation, water and air quality, food, and solid wastes.
'As you may be aware, the Ministry of Health plans to conduct a polio campaign after the detection of polio virus by our surveillance team within the sewerage system of Nairobi, hence posing a risk of disease transmission to our children,' a statement to newsrooms read.
The workshop, conducted by Hamad International Training Centre officials Alice George, MS Jini Joy and Siddiqui provided knowledge needed to recognise, prevent and respond to cardiovascular emergencies in adults, children and infants, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and other topics such as choking, foreign-body airway obstruction, breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission. Participants had the opportunity to learn the skills of hands-only CPR, a life-saving activity that calls on people to act in critical situations.
As Many beauticians are unaware of the mode of disease transmission in relation to proper handling of cutting tools, he added.
Geospatial epidemiological modelling, an application of geographic information system (GIS) [10], is an important tool of precision public health to study the dynamics of disease transmission more accurately.

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