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How are diseases spread in the ganges river?

  • when you r on the toilet someone is at the bottom and they catch it in their mouth

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  • Answer: when you r on the toilet someone is at the bottom and they catch it in their mouth
  • Answer: It spills into the Bay of Bengal, southeast of India (see the Related Links for a map).
  • Answer: 1940 years and 9 hours !
  • Answer: the pilgrims at ganga do the bath because they believe that after bath they will be free from all sins.
  • Answer: It is unhealthy because dead people are in it and Bactria which can harm you xx thank you this is from Charlotte xx Jake this is for you
  • Answer: They view it as the most sacred river in india because:
    Lord Shiva (one of the three major hindu gods) is believed to have tied the ganges river in his hair (to prevent it from overflowing and preventing it from destroying mankind). So it is believed by the hindus that the ganges flows from the head of the lord shiva himself.....
    This is the importance of this sacred river in hindu mythology
  • Answer: Many hindus bathe in it because it is holy to them.
  • Answer: Mostly in shallow waters they wen to their wastes, so they could sit down in the water, and still be able to stand if they wanted to!
  • Answer: well i am Hindu and this may seem weird but i have never been to India and i am a teenager anyway i think so ill have to ask someone
  • Answer: Pathogens, such as Bacteria, Viruses, Prions, Viroids, etc.
  • Answer: Most diseases are spread by germs.
  • Answer: The reason why is also answered by How, desieses spread through bodily fluids, theres no real reason "Why"
  • Answer: Diseases can be spread ten ways that I know of:

    1. Through the air, i.e. by people coughing, sneezing or breathing on you. This is called droplet infection since their breath contains tiny water droplets, containing the harmful microbe. e.g. the flu and influenza.

    2. Eating contaminated food, such as chicken i.e. food poisoning.

    3. Drinking contaminated water. For example, if sewage has gotten into your drinking water you could catch Salmonella and E-Coli.

    4. During sexual intercourse diseases can be passed from one person to another, i.e. syphilis (bacterial); yeast; HPV (viral).

    5. Through a cut. For example, if you punctured your foot by stepping on a rusty nail, you could catch Tetanus which is fatal if untreated.

    6. From mother to baby through the placenta, i.e. Rubella.

    7. Through blood. For example, drug addicts sharing needles could catch HIV. (Human Immunodeficiency virus) Although the USA blood donor supply is scrutinized through massive pre-testing, recipients of donor blood can contact hepatitis, HIV, etc.

    8. By touching people. e.g. fungus or bacterial infections. Or by stepping barefoot in public shower areas, i.e. Athletes Foot which is caused by a fungus.

    9. Animal bites can spread diseases. for example mosquitoes can carry malaria and dogs can carry rabies.

    10. Depressed auto-immune systems or an existing condition which makes a person susceptible to many infections. For example, diabetes can lead to urinary infections and skin or vaginal yeast infections.
  • Answer: Mostly by not washing hands.