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Diabetes can thus be studied as a communicable disease, which can be spread by example, by the ear, and by the environment.
* The ADA directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to review all infectious and communicable diseases that may be transmitted through handling of food, publish a list of such diseases and the methods by which they are transmitted, and widely disseminate the information.
It says: "Communicable diseases in Baghdad are more widespread than usually observed during this time of the year and are linked to the poor sanitary conditions (contaminated water supplies and improper sewage disposal) resulting from the war.
It gives federal officials the authority to appoint quarantine officers, establish quarantine stations, and detain Americans "reasonably believed to be infected" with a communicable disease. Anyone violating a quarantine order can be punished by a fine of up to $1,000 and a one-year prison term.
The correctional medical staff need this information to assist in the proper management of offenders with communicable diseases. Improper treatment or nonidentification of an offender with a communicable disease has a significant impact on the correctional facility, as well as the surrounding community.
A: The requirements aim to prevent the introduction, transmission, and spread of communicable diseases by HCT/Ps, by reducing the risk that the HCT/Ps contain communicable disease agents (e.g., viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, and transmissible spongiform encephalopathy agents), and by preventing contamination during manufacturing.
As lead nurse for Newcastle I am responsible for the health protection contribution to the prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of communicable disease in that area.
From tuberculosis to syphilis, Western public health has long employed a straightforward and largely successful formula to controlling communicable diseases: find the carriers, treat them, determine who they may have already infected and repeat.
The factors that increase the risk of communicable disease outbreaks and epidemics in Central Asia include:
Epidemiologists are spoilt for choice with regard to reference manuals on communicable diseases and the competing wealth of information available on the internet via disease control agencies.
Dr al-Soub said that the Communicable Diseases Unit at HMC was currently working on a number of research studies relating to some communicable diseases like brucellosis (an infectious disease caused by bacteria), in addition to research studies on antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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