Explain how do the infectious disease spread.

Asked by tahermusani5084 | 19th Sep, 2019, 09:11: PM

Expert Answer:

Means of spread of infectious diseases:

  • Through air: The disease spread through sneezing or coughing through water droplets. E.g. common cold, tuberculosis.
  • Through water: It can spread through consuming contaminated water, open defecation etc. E.g.- Cholera, Typhoid.
  • Sexual contact: Diseases spread through sexual contact or the exchange of body fluids. E.g. - Syphilis, AIDS.
  • Through vectors: Animals like flies and mosquitoes carry infecting agent from sick person to a healthy person. E.g.-Rabies, Malaria

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 20th Sep, 2019, 11:02: AM