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  • Answer: Yes! The definition of communicable disease is a disease or infection that can be transmitted from one individual to another or from a vector. Typhoid is an enteric disease that is being transmitted through the oral-fecal route. It can be transmitted by an infected individual to a susceptible individual. House flies have also been implicated in the transmission of this disease.
  • Answer: It is not because it is a problem with genetics, and is not spread from one person to another.
  • Answer: There is none. A communicable disease is the same as an infectious disease.
  • Answer: contagious disease (also called a communicable disease) is an infectious disease that is capable of being transmitted from one person or species to another. Contagious diseases are often spread through direct contact with an individual, contact with the bodily fluids of infected individuals, or with objects that the infected individual has contaminated

    Apparently they are the same.


    Not true. Contagious essentially means "extremely communicable."
    "Contagious diseases" are most often communicable enough to warrant quarantine, whereas "communicable diseases" (such as the flu) are not.
    According to the testbook: Microbiology by Tortora (ch 14):
    Communicable disease: A disease that is spread from one host to another
    Contagious disease: A disease that is easily spread from one host to another
  • Answer: SARS is a disease of the respiratory system. It is short for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. SARS is a communicable disease. it can be gotten by close contact or breathing the same air as an affected person.
  • Answer: Any number of bacteria or viruses can be considered "communicable." That simply means that it can be passed from host to host.
  • Answer: communicable disease is an illness due to a specific infectious agent or its toxic products capable of being directly or indirectly transmitted from man to man or from environment to man. Such as measles, whooping cough, chicken pox, etc.are infectious and communicable.
    common cold
  • Answer: Scurvy! Caused by a chemical imbalance in an individual, and therefore, noncommunicable.
  • Answer:
    • Ebola
    • Flu
    • Hantavirus
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Measles
    • MRSA
    • Pertussis
    • Rabies
    • Sexually Transmitted Disease
    • Tuberculosis
    • West NileVirus

  • Answer: A non communicable disease is one that is not contagious. For instance, high blood pressure is a non communicable disease, as would be any form of cancer.
    -A non-communicable disease or NCD is a disease which is not infectious. Such diseases may result from genetic or lifestyle factors. A non-communicable disease is an illness that is caused by something other than a pathogen. It might result from hereditary factors, improper diet, smoking, or other factors. Those resulting from lifestyle factors are sometimes called diseases of affluence. The non-communicable diseases are spread by: heredity, surroundings and behavior.
  • Answer: Communicable disease are caused by pathogens. The pathogens are carried by agents which transfer them from person to persons causing infection.
  • Answer: the disease that can be transmit or pass from one person to another as virus like cold e.t.c.
  • Answer: A communicable disease is a virus or bacteria that can be transmitted from person to person and cause illness in that other person by way of touch or aerosol mist from sneezing.
  • Answer: diabetes, cancer, asthma

Is depression a non communicable disease?

  • Depression is a mental illness, therefore it cannot simply be passed on to others. There is not a single mental illness that is a communicable disease.

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