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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In recent years, the very survival of these indigenous populations has been at increasing risk due to contagious diseases, mainly because it is a challenge to treat them without proper diagnoses," said Dr.
Tenders are invited for Framework Agreement Providing Drugs For Patients Hospitalized with Aids and Tb Hiv Infection and Other Categories of Patients with Various Infectious and Contagious Diseases
Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdullah Al-Khalifa said in the opening ceremony contagious diseases pose challenges and major health problems, adding this conference will bring both medicine and pharmacology specializations to diagnose, treat and prevent contagious disease.
Rawalpindi -- Health experts have said that the recent downpour and accumulation of rainwater has put the Rawalpindi city at the risk of outbreak of contagious diseases.
More than 300 Arab and international researchers alongside with 170 international lecturers at the different health specialties will take part in the conference which discusses a number of issues including public health and contagious diseases, metabolism syndrome, non-contagious diseases, psychiatric health, accident and organ implantation.
HYDERABAD -- Director General Livestock Sindh Akbar Soomro informed here on Friday that a total of 72 veterinary camps have been established in all district of the province to carry out livestock vaccination in order to save them from contagious diseases.
As many as 102 expatriate workers were deported for being found to have contagious diseases during the first six months of this year, the Fujairah Medical Zone has said.
Riyadh, Jumada II 16, 1435, Apr 16, 2014, SPA -- Senior officials in charge of the contagious diseases at the Ministry of Health have held tele-conferences with experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva and Cairo respectively as part of the ministry's efforts to follow up the developments of coronavirus (MERS), it was reported here today.
Among the topics are rousing emotions in the description of contagious diseases in Modernism, contagionism and its consequences n Lasswitz and Wells, Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus and a medical discourse on syphilis, spiritual epidemics and psychic contagion in the works of Gustav Meyrink, and different paradigms of cohabitation with parasites in a German narrative of contagion around 1930.
As Qatar is now seeing climate transition, the possibility of many people contracting contagious diseases is higher.
JEDDAH: ARAB NEWSNo contagious diseases have so far been reported among this year's Haj pilgrims and they are enjoying good health, said Health Minister Dr.
y contact, ng a ce, s as All contagious diseases, such as the common cold, influenza, chickenpox, or measles, are infectious too.

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