Infectous Diseases

Diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, or fungi. Some infectious diseases are humans, animals, or through contaminated food or water (World Health Organization, 2019c).


World Health Organization. (2019c). Infectious diseases. Retrieved August 21, 2019 from

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