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Disease Cause Means of transmission
HIV (human 1. HIV is a retrovirus- it breaks down Exchange of body fluids
immunodeficiency virus) the DNA in our nuclei and it Unprotected sexual intercourse
injects its own RNA into the nuclei Unscreened blood transfusions
of host cells Use of unsterilized surgical equipment
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Malaria It is caused by Plasmodium a A female of the species bites a person
eukaryotic, single-celled organism.
Plasmodium falciparum
Plasmodium vivax
Plasmodium ovale
Plasmodium malariae


It's carried by anopheles mosquito
which feed on blood from animals like
humans.
Vector mosquitoes carry the disease
without getting it themselves.




infected with…

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