Diseases

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What is a pathogen
A microorganism that causes a disease
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What type of pathogen can replicate itself
A virus
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What are diseases called when they are caused by pathogens
A communicable disease
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What does communicable disease mean
The disease can be transferred from one host to another
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What types of diseases cannot be transverred from one host to another
Inherited diseases and deficiency diseases
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How is cholera transmitted
By drinking dirty water
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How is HIV/Aids transmitted
Sexual contact
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How is the common cold/any flu transmitted
Breathing the air which contains the virus
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How is salmonella transmitted
Eating undercooked food
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