8.L.1.1 Summarize the basic characteristics of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites relating to the spread, treatment and prevention of disease.
8.L.1.2 Explain the difference between epidemic and pandemic as it relates to the spread, treatment and prevention of disease.
extended in several countries,outbreaks
can last up two day or years.
in a community at a specific time.
that spreads though human population across a large
region.For example multiple regions or even worldwide.
Epidemic v.s Pandemic
While on the other hand a Pandemic is a contagious disease that affects a very large
population of humans when giving a result of multiple areas worldwide.
Epidemic-an outbreak of a disease that affects many people in one specific area or region
Pandemic-an epidemic that spreads all over the world
Vector-an insect that transmits disease
Pathogen-A virus,bacteria,fungi,parasite and protozoa
Protozoa-Algae and amoebas
Virus-A non-living pathogen that can mutate or change and infects the host cell
Bactria-Singled celled organisms that reproduce rapidly
Parasite-An organism that lives in other organism
Fungi-A single-celled or multi-cellular organism
Host cell-A call that a virus invades
Quarantine-A time or place of isolation