infectious diseases .

by ; vanessa hernandez

microbiology

description - microorganisms ,

virus.

description- a virus is a non -living organism but can effect living things . to reproduce a virus needs a host cell ,they invade healthy cells . viruses are transmitted through sneezing , to insect bites , and water . common viruses HIV, AIDS, CHICKEN POX .

bacteria

description - bacteria cells are living host , and can effect living things , and they can be transmitted through humid or warm places , antibiotics can take a bacteria away , common bacteria , SPHERICAL, ROD LIKE, SPIRAL.

fungi

description- fungi is a multi cell , reproduces by reproducing spores , to cause disease it attacks tissue , attacks human and food source , EXAMPLES ALGAE ,

parasites

description - organisms that feed on individuals known as a host , can live in a host cell body , found in tissue , or living things EXAMPLE , TAPE WORM

pandemic

description - spreads through the united states or country
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epidemic

description - a outbreak in a city or town .

differences & similarities

pandemic- is world wide and it effects many people across the world


epidemic - is when a out break appears but not world wide,



similarities- a outbreak appears

vocabulary

virus - a non - living pathogen that can change mutate it infects a host cell and replicates to cause illness and diseases.

bacteria - single - cell prokaryotes that can cause disease's multiply rapidly and can form colones

fungi - a single cell or multi cellular organism that can decompose or absorb organic matter parasites - an organism that lives in or on another organisms .

pathogen- anything that causes a disease

eukaryotic- an organisms whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes .

prokaryotic- contains DNA but no nucleus in cells .