Bacteria and viruses-
- Microorganisms that cause infectious diseases are called Pathogens.
- Bacteria and viruses are the two main types of pathogen that may affect health.
- Very small
- Reproduce very quickly
- Can produce toxins (poisons) that can make us feel ill.
- Responsible for illnesses like tetanus, cholera, tuberculosis.
- Even smaller than bacteria
- Reproduce very quickly once inside living cells, which are then damaged.
- Can produce toxins (poisons) that can make…