Infectious Diseases - Diseases

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  • Infectious Diseases: Diseases
  • Influenza
  • Chickenpox
  • Food poisoning
  • Cholera
  • Athlete's foot
  • Malaria
  • Dysentery

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Infectious diseases

Preventable infectious disease is estimated to cause two thirds of child deaths and, in 2008, more than 9.5 million people died of infectious disease.

A vaccine to prevent spread of H1N1influenza
was developed rapidly bypharmaceutical companies.

More about microbes

Learn more about microbes which cause disease on this Society for General Microbiology site.