Disease and Medicine

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What is a Pathogen ?
A pathogen is any microorganism which cause infectious disease including some bacteria and viruses.
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How do bacteria infect our body ?
Bacteria infect our body by reporoducing rapidly and producing toxins which make us feel unwell
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How do Viruses infect our body ?
Viruses are much sammer than bacteria and when they infect our body they need to get inside our cells, once there they reporduce rapidly damaging the cell and bursting out causeing the cell to release toxin which makes us ill.
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What are painkillers ?
These are drugs which relieve symptoms of an infection and do nothing to the pathogen. They include Paracetamol,Aspirin,Codiene
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What are antibiotics ?
These are drugs which kill bacteria and help make us well.
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Bacteria infect our body by reporoducing rapidly and producing toxins which make us feel unwell

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How do bacteria infect our body ?

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Viruses are much sammer than bacteria and when they infect our body they need to get inside our cells, once there they reporduce rapidly damaging the cell and bursting out causeing the cell to release toxin which makes us ill.

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Card 4

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These are drugs which relieve symptoms of an infection and do nothing to the pathogen. They include Paracetamol,Aspirin,Codiene

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Card 5

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These are drugs which kill bacteria and help make us well.

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