Emerging and Infectious Disease | Servicemaster Tri Cities

EMERGING AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES

1) WHAT ARE EMERGING AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES? The CDC defines infectious diseases as “illnesses caused by germs (such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi) that enter the body, multiply, and cause an infection.” Depending on the disease, there are different ways that it can be spread: From one person to another Through germs carried in air,…