Are infectious diseases caused by people not washing their hands?
No, but the microbes which cause the diseases can spread on people's hands, so good hygiene is an important element of disease control.
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Infectious diseases are generally caused by microbes calledpathogens that enter into the body and prevents it from functioningproperly. Infections are caused by bacteria , wh…ich can beairborne or blood-borne, or from viruses , which aretypically airborne or by contact with a carrier or fomite. (Afomite is an object upon which viruses or bacteria can live for ashort period of time.) Depending on the disease it can be caused by any of the followingtypes of infectious organisms: bacteria, fungi, protozoa,parasites, rickettsia, viruses. It is also believed that certaintypes of defective proteins called prions, although they are notorganisms, are the cause of some infectious diseases.
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Colds flu and salmonella are all infectious diseases colds and flu are viral salmonella is bacterial that can be spread by failure of people to adequately wash their hands Are there other be?
common cold flu salmonella
Infectious diseases are those diseases which are caused by infectious agents (which include microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, protozoa and virus, as well as some multice…llular animals such as worms) and hence they are the ones which can spread from one person to another. Non-infectious diseases are those diseases that are not caused by infectious agents and do not spread from one person to another.
because when you go to the bathroom you might have a rash and rashes are infectious diseases and it spreads.
Infectious diseases are caused by the invasion of a microorganism to the body in sufficient concentration /number to produce disease. The severity of the disease is depend up… on the virulence of the organism and the compatibility of the host.
It could be caused by several things. Viruses, bacteria, and other microscopic organisms.
"germs" -- bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and possibly prions
Pathogens cause infectious diseases by pathogens getting into your body and caused harm.
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Certain pathogens enter and multiply within the human body.. (:
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anthrax, bacillus anthracis
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pretty much any disease or virus that is caught by entering the body. HIV or AIDS can only be caught if you have a cut on your finger, and it's bleeding, and someone's blood t…hat was infected gets onto your cut and you don't wash your hands immediately. but what are the chances of that happening?