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What are the different kinds of biological hazards?

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2007-06-23 02:38:48

In today's day and age it would take a book to list all of the

different biological hazards, their origin, consequences, affect on

life forms, in addition to the how's and whens. Nonetheless, here

are some biological groupings.

  • Bacteria
  • Micro Organisms
  • Viruses
  • Parasites
  • fungi

The above is only one group. The issues to be concerned with are as

follows:

  • Their ability to cause infection ( in otherwise health

    individuals)

  • The severity of the disease that may result
  • The risk that the infection will spread to the community
  • The availability of effective vaccines and treatment

I'm sure others who have more experience in this area can add on to

the above. Viper1


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