infectious diseases


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infectious diseases

Diseases caused by organisms that can spread directly from person to person. Diseases requiring a transmission agent (vector) such as malaria, yellow fever and leishmaniasis, are usually excluded from this group. Common infectious diseases are CHICKENPOX, DIPHTHERIA, FOOD POISONING, GASTROENTERITIS, GLANDULAR FEVER, HEPATITIS, INFLUENZA, MEASLES, MENINGITIS, MUMPS, RUBELLA, TUBERCULOSIS and the SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES.
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