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1

• diseases can spread to another person through direct contact .... the patient.
a) by
b) with
c) of

b) with ✔️

2

• infection may be carried in water contaminated .... sewage.
a) on
b) from
c) by

c) by ✔️

3

• malaria is transmitted .... the bite of a mosquito.
a) by
b) against
c) from

a) by ✔️

4

• toxins released .... the blood circulation may produce fever.
a) to
b) down
c) into

c) into ✔️

5

• a rash is probably due .... a viral infection.
a) by
b) from
c) to

c) to ✔️

6

• the severity of the disease depends .... the particular viral strain.
a) about
b) on
c) of

b) on ✔️

7

• a secondary infection can be treated .... appropriate antibiotics.
a) by
b) with
c) in

b) with ✔️

8

• there are six patients suffering .... 'flu'.
a) from
b) of
c) with

a) from ✔️

9

• patients must be warned .... the dangers of secondary infection.
a) of/from
b) against/from
c) of/about

c) of/about

10

• the measles rash appears ..(1).. the forehead and then spreads ..(2).. the body.
a) (1) on (2) to/down
b) (1) of (2) into/on
c) (1) in (2) down/on

a) (1) on (2) to/down ✔️

11

• the german measles rash consists .... pink macules.
a) with
b) of
c) about

b) of ✔️

12

• girls should be vaccinated .... rubella if they have never had it.
a) by
b) against
c) into

b) against ✔️

13

• laryngeal spasm may cause difficulty .... swallowing.
a) in
b) from
c) down

a) in ✔️

14

• antibiotics are effective .... the bordetella pertussis bacillus.
a) about
b) from
c) against

c) against ✔️

15

• in the past many people died .... smallpox.
a) of/with
b) of/from
c) by/in

b) of/from ✔️

16

• children are routinely immunized .... polio, whooping cough and other diseases.
a) from
b) with
c) against

c) against ✔️

17

• typhoid fever is caused .... salmonella typhi.
a) by
b) from
c) of

a) by ✔️

18

• precautions must be taken to prevent the spread .... infection.
a) into
b) of
c) down

b) of ✔️

19

• children are often concerned .... a rash on their skin.
a) about
b) from
c) by

a) about ✔️