Common Infectious Diseases

By:MacKenzie Grimm

Bacterial Diseases

Strep Throat

Lyme Disease

Bacterial Meningitis

Tuberculosis

Treating Bacterial Diseases

If your doctor determines that you have a bacterial disease the doctor can treat your infection with an antibiotic so it can kill the bacteria.

Viral Diseases

The Common Cold

Influenza

Pneumonia

Hepatits A,B, and C

Treating Viral Diseases

No particular medication can cure a viral infection. You just need get rest, eat a well-balanced diet, and drink plenty of fluids.

Getting Healthy and Staying Healthy

Seek Medical Care

Preventing Infectious Diseases

Wash your hands several times a day

Don't share items like towels, eating utensils, cups, or hairbrushes.

Cook and store foods properly.

Avoid close contact with people who are ill.

Stay home when your not feeling well.