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What preventive measures can be taken against infectious diseases?

Asked by Topperlearning User 4th June 2014, 1:23 PM
Answered by Expert

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.

Answered by Expert 4th June 2014, 3:23 PM
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