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Pathoge Means of Global Action of Pathogen Symptoms Factors to consider Prevention Treatment
n Transmission Distribution in prevention and
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Cholera [Rod- -Food or water Asia -Incubation period: 2 hours Severe --Poor and - Satisfactory Administration of
shaped contaminated by the Africa to 5days diarrhea -- developing countries: processing of…

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Pathoge Means of Global Action of Pathogen Symptoms Factors to consider Prevention Treatment
n Transmission Distribution in prevention and
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Malaria [Protoctis Insect-borne disease Tropics and -when female mosquito Incubation -Plasmodium -Reduce the -Antimalarial
t] sub-tropics feeds on blood, she injects Period: a become resistant to number of drugs:
Vector*…

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Pathoge Means of Global Action of Pathogen Symptoms Factors to consider Prevention Treatment
n Transmission Distribution in prevention and
control

Tuberculo [Rod- -(M.Tuberculosis) Worldwide GOOD health: Persistent -Some strains of TB BCG Vaccine -A combination of
sis(TB) shaped Airborne droplets Most show no symptoms cough, bacteria are resistant antibiotics
Bacteriu…

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Pathoge Means of Global Action of Pathogen Symptoms Factors to consider Prevention Treatment
n Transmission Distribution in prevention and
control

Measles [Virus] Airborne droplets Worldwide -Infects upper respiratory Incubation Biological: -- Vaccination Pain and fever-
Can spread through Mostly tract or conjunctiva of Period: 10-14 -Very contagious reducing
Morbillivi coughing…

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