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Communicable Diseases

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hanna kuruvilla

on 27 August 2014

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Transcript of Communicable Diseases

A communicable disease is a disease that spreads from person to person. Communicable diseases are diseases that you can "catch" from someone or something else.

What are communicable
diseases ?
Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus.
• You catch it by coming into contact with someone who is infected. You can get it from an infected person who sneezes, coughs, or shares food or drinks.
• Calamine lotion Calamine lotion and colloidal oatmeal baths may help relieve some of the itching. Keeping fingernails trimmed short may help prevent skin infections caused by scratching blisters.
• The best way to prevent chickenpox is to get the chickenpox vaccine.

Chicken Pox
Cold and Flu
Some examples of communicable diseases are :
tuberculosis , measles , chicken pox ,
common cold , flu etc ...........

Some communicable diseases
Thank you
By Hanna Kuruvilla
Communicable Diseases
The common cold and flu are caused by viruses.
• Flu symptoms include a fever, body aches, tiredness, and cough.
• The cure is by getting plenty of rest ,Covering up with a warm blanket to calm chills etc .
• And the prevention for this is to try to avoid close contact with sick people and another way to prevent is to get flu vaccinated .
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