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Where do diseases come from?

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infectious disease project
You would need to get a vaccine to prevent Polio
People with no vaccine and a weekend immune system are very likely to get Polio
You could get Polio from contaminated food and water
YELLOW FEVER
SYMPTOMS
Damaged liver
fever
headache
muscle aches
vomiting
loss of appetite
dizziness
red eyes
Where do diseases come from?
by: Ale
Some ways that disease can be caused
bugs
fungi
contaminated food
bacteria
parasites
human contact
MALARIA
Malaria is a mosquito-borne illness.
Malaria keeps people from going to their jobs,
witch also affects the economy.
kids who have Malaria miss 10 million days of school each
year.
MORE MALARIA
In Africa there are about 500 million cases, and about 1.5 million deaths
Malaria is caused by a parasite
SYMPTOMS
Fever
Chills
Malaria is a flu like illness

POLIO
very contagious

virus specific
to humans

Polio happens in some regions, but mostly in Nigeria, Pakistan, & India
MORE POLIO
Yellow fever is a mosquito
borne illness

most people who have yellow fever are mostly in southern Africa.
Yellow fever is hard to recognize in the early stages
THANK YOU!
BY: ALE
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