Stop the spread of disease !

How can the spread of disease be prevented ?

What is a disease ?

  • A disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, especially one that produces specific signs or symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury.

Decrease your risk of infecting yourself or others:

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Get vaccinated.
  • Stay at home if you have signs and symptoms of an infection.
  • Be smart about food preparation.
  • Don't share personal items.

Ways infectious diseases spread:

  • through the air
  • from direct or indirect contact with another person.
  • soiled objects
  • skin or mucous membrane saliva
  • blood and body secretions
  • through sexual contact
  • through contaminated food and water.
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