Diseases

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  • 1
    What is a pathogen?
  • 2
    What type of disease is infectious and can be spread from one organism to another?
  • 3
    What type of disease is not infectious and cannot be passed from one person to another?

  • 4
    What do bacteria do when they get inside your body?
  • 5
    How do bacteria make you ill?
  • 6
    What do viruses do when they get inside your body?

  • 7
    How do viruses make you ill?
  • 8
    Diseases can be spread through sexual contact or sharing needles. What type of spread are these examples of?
  • 9
    Disease can be spread when someone coughs or sneezes and the pathogens are breathed in by someone else. What type of spread is this an example of?
  • 10
    How can disease spread through water?

  • 11
    Name another way that disease can be spread.
  • 12
    What can you do with infected individuals to prevent them passing on the pathogen to someone else?
  • 13
    What can you give people, for serious diseases such as measles, to prevent them developing the disease?
  • 14
    Give an example of a technique that improve hygiene to prevent pathogens spreading?
  • 15
    What can be done to vectors, such as mosquitoes, to prevent them spreading that pathogen they are carrying?

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