• Wed. Jun 29th, 2022
Contagious Disease

Infectious diseases are diseases caused by microorganisms.  These are micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites. It can sometimes be caught by other humans, the environment, animal contact, or insect bites.

An infectious disease that can spread rapidly from person to person through direct contact (touching an infected person), indirect contact (touching an infected object), or droplet contact (coughing, inhaling droplets caused by sneezing).

Communicable Disease 

Infectious is a contagious disease that can be transmitted from one source to another directly or indirectly by an infectious agent or its toxins.

Infectious Disease

The disease is caused by bacteria, viruses, or protozoa, which are not commonly found in the body and are capable of causing infections. Some, but not all, infectious diseases are transmitted from person to person, i.e. infectious diseases. Other infectious diseases can be transmitted from animals or insects to humans, but not from person to person. HIV is infectious and contagious.

Sexual Transmission 

Transmission of HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) from one person to another as a result of sexual contact

      Contagious diseases are:

  • Chickenpox
  • Coronavirus
  • Dengue
  • Diphtheria
  • Ebola
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Hepatitis
  • Hib Disease
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Mumps
  • Norovirus
  • Pneumococcal Disease
  • Polio
  • Rabies
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Rotavirus
  • Rubella (German Measles)
  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  • Tetanus (Lockjaw)
  • Whooping cough (Pertussis)
  • Zika