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Chapter 13

What are Infectious Diseases?

Protecting Yourself from Infectious Diseases The body fights infectious diseases with skin as a protection from pathogens, mucous membranes, and chemicals. To stay well one must protect yourself, eat a healthy diet, drink water, reduce stress

levels, exercise regularly, Get regular checkups, avoid contact with sick people, and get enough sleep. Immunity develops by getting vaccines to kill or weaken pathogens. When you are sick you need to check for

symptoms, stay at home, drink fluids, get germs away by throwing used tissues away To prevent spread of disease get vaccinated, keep clean, and cover your mouth


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Common Infectious Diseases

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[Edition 1, Volume 1]

Infectious Diseases  

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