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What Is Toxoplasmosis?

Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite toxoplasma gondii and is usually transmitted by a parasite that enters the body through the mouth, for example by eating under cooked meat. Although most toxoplasmosis sufferers have no symptoms and do not require treatment, pregnant women should be aware of the risks associated with exposure to

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Aedes aeygypti

What Is Dengue Fever?

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection that can cause fever, headaches, muscle aches, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and other symptoms. Although most cases of dengue are relatively mild, even a mild infection can cause painful and debilitating symptoms. In rare cases, the disease can turn into severe dengue, known as “dengue fever,” which causes acute

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What Is Pneumonia ?

If you have pneumonia, the air sacs in your lungs become inflamed as a result of the infection. Although pneumonia is caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and chemicals, it can affect any lung at any time. The infection causes inflammation in the air sacs in the lungs, called alveoli, and they fill with fluid and

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What Is Cholera?

Cholera is an acute diarrhea caused by an intestinal infection caused by Vibrio cholerae bacteria. People become ill when they swallow food or water contaminated with choleroid bacteria, such as water from the tap or from the sewage treatment plant. The infection is often mild, but can sometimes be severe and life-threatening, such as diarrhea,

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