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  • influenza
  • 6. Influenza: Influenza, commonly known as 'the flu', is an infectious disease of birds and mammals caused by RNA viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae, the influenza viruses. (slideshare.net)
  • The most common symptoms are chills, fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, weakness or fatigue and general discomfort.Although it is often confused with other influenza-like illnesses, especially the common cold, influenza is a more severe disease caused by a different type of virus. (slideshare.net)
  • Infectious diseases, including influenza, are the leading cause of death worldwide, and the third-leading cause of death in the United States, yet many of these serious illnesses could be prevented by proper hygiene. (dailyherald.com)
  • Malaria
  • Nuclear-derived techniques can help detect, control and prevent the spread of some of the world's most dangerous diseases, such as Malaria, Ebola and Zika. (iaea.org)
  • Some 200 million malaria cases are clinically diagnosed each year, with up to 3,000 people dying every day from the disease in sub-Saharan Africa alone. (iaea.org)
  • laboratories
  • The Public Health Department partners with community medical care providers, laboratories, and the state to prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases. (ca.gov)
  • Clinicians and laboratories are legally required to report Title 17 Diseases to the San Luis Obispo Public Health Department. (ca.gov)
  • viral
  • Zika is a viral disease transmitted through the bite of infected Aedes species mosquitoes. (iaea.org)
  • spread
  • I have started a blog with most topics about having it as well as a Facebook page to help spread the word about this disease. (ourhealth.com)
  • We use nuclear-derived techniques to help these countries rapidly detect such diseases, thereby contributing to preventing their spread. (iaea.org)
  • Learn how to prevent rodent infestations and how to clean up after a rodent infestation to prevent spread of diseases. (healthfinder.gov)
  • virulence (the severity of the disease they cause) is, in part, a necessary consequence of their need to reproduce and spread. (mcgill.ca)
  • Bedbugs may carry MRSA and other diseases, but do they spread them? (latimes.com)
  • Do needle exchanges reduce the spread of infectious disease? (topix.com)
  • We investigate and follow up on reported cases and provide surveillance to reduce the spread of disease. (ca.gov)
  • Health
  • Learn about the health of children adopted from another country, required medical exams, risk of infectious diseases, and how to prepare and care for your child's health once home. (healthfinder.gov)
  • For information and updates on infectious disease threats facing the county, visit our News and Announcements page, see updates for Health Care Providers or follow the Public Health Department on Twitter and Facebook . (ca.gov)
  • enter
  • infectivity describes the ability of an organism to enter, survive and multiply in the host, while the infectiousness of a disease indicates the comparative ease with which the disease is transmitted to other hosts. (mcgill.ca)