contagious diseases

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contagious diseases:

see communicable diseasescommunicable diseases,
illnesses caused by microorganisms and transmitted from an infected person or animal to another person or animal. Some diseases are passed on by direct or indirect contact with infected persons or with their excretions.
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He urged citizens to conduct medical checkups for their newly recruited workers soon after their arrival without failure to prevent the spread of contagious diseases.
"The Ministry of Health is conducting the DNA test to ensure that the blood units are free of contagious disease even if the virus is still in its dormant stage," Al Amiri said.
"In order to prevent the spread of contagious diseases, we have to first destroy the microbe or virus that causes the disease, and then strengthen the immune system of individuals by taking preventive measures," he said.
oTherefore, the UAE has the right not to abide by the WHO agreement in this regard since it does not comply with the public interest of the country, which should conduct these testson visitors or expatriate residents whenthey return from a country where contagious diseases exist.o
'We are doing this to avert the entry of these highly contagious diseases in the province and to safeguard and protect our hog industry,' Manotoc said.
Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Khurram Sher Zaman expressed deep concern at the outbreak of contagious diseases in the city.
Anyone found spreading rumors and false information about food safety and contagious diseases could face a fine of up to NT$1 million (US$31,700), according to a proposal approved by the Legislative Yuan Friday (May 24).
He said his ministry will device strategies to contain diseases like foot and mouth, lambskin disease, anthrax, sheep and goats pox and other contagious diseases.
The Turkish Cypriot administration warned the public on Wednesday of the possible spread of contagious diseases in the north in areas hit by the recent floods.
ISLAMABAD -- Health expert Wednesday emphasized on the importance of ongoing anti-measles vaccination as a safe way to prevent children from this contagious diseases.

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