What preventive measures can be taken against infectious diseases?
Diseases can be prevented in general and specific ways.
i. General ways of prevention are:
a. Air-borne diseases can be controlled by adopting living conditions that are not overcrowded.
b. Water-borne diseases can be prevented by providing safe drinking water.
c. Vector-borne infections can be checked by making vector free environment.
ii. Specific way of preventing infectious diseases is to immunize surrounding individuals against infectious diseases.
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