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Communicable disease

Are caused by pathogens. Cam be passed on from one person to another

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Non-Communicable diseases

Are not caused by pathogens. Can not be transferred from one person to another

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Pathogens

Are disease causing microorganisms e.g. some bacteria, fungi, viruses

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Health

Is the state of physical and mental well-being

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Salmonella

Bacteria found in raw meat

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Gonorrhoea

A sexually transmitted disease

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Measles

A viral infection caused by pathogens

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HIV

A sexually transmitted disease

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Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)

Is a viral infection

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Rose Black Spots

Is a fungal disease

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Malaria

Is a protist disease