World Health Organization Coronavirus Safety Tips

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.  Older people and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop […]

Why Is Mental Health Important For Students?

According to the World health organization Mental health is an integral and essential component of health. The WHO constitution states: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” An important implication of this definition is that mental health is more than just the […]

WHO Definition of Severe Malaria

Malaria is a life-threatening disease. It’s typically transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Infected mosquitoes carry the Plasmodium parasite. When this mosquito bites you, the parasite is released into your bloodstream. Malaria is typically found in tropical and subtropical climates where the parasites can live. According to the World Health Organization (WHO)Trusted Source latest World malaria report, […]

What Syphilis Rash and Sores Looks Like

  What is syphilis? Syphilis is an infection that develops due to T. pallidum bacteria. These bacteria can spread between people through direct contact with a syphilitic sore. These sores may develop on the skin or mucous membranes of the vagina, anus, rectum, lips, or mouth. Syphilis is most likely to spread during oral, anal, […]

What is Population Health

Population health is defined as the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.  These groups are often geographic populations such as nations or communities, but can also be other groups such as employees, ethnic groups, disabled persons, prisoners, or any other defined group. The health outcomes […]

What Does an Infectious Disease Specialist Do?

Infectious diseases are defined as disorders caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, or fungi that can be spread directly or indirectly (vector-borne) from one individual to another. An infectious disease can differ from simple infection, which is the invasion of and replication in the body by any of various agents including bacteria, […]

What Causes Pancreatic Cancer?

The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces the juices that help break down food and the hormones that help control blood sugar levels. Pancreatic cancer usually begins in the cells that produce the juices. The pancreas has two main jobs in the body: To make juices that […]

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