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Students Corner: Top 10 Viral diseases, Their Causative Agent and mode of Transmission

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10 Viral diseases, Their Causative Agent and mode of Transmission

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here are ten viral diseases, their causative agents, and modes of transmission:

  1. COVID-19: The causative agent is the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is primarily transmitted through respiratory droplets when an infected person talks, coughs, or sneezes.
  2. Influenza (flu): The causative agent is the influenza virus, which is primarily transmitted through respiratory droplets and contact with contaminated surfaces.
  3. Measles: The causative agent is the measles virus, which is primarily transmitted through airborne respiratory droplets or direct contact with infected secretions.
  4. Chickenpox: The causative agent is the varicella-zoster virus, which is primarily transmitted through airborne respiratory droplets or contact with fluid from the blisters.
  5. Mumps: The causative agent is the mumps virus, which is primarily transmitted through airborne respiratory droplets or contact with contaminated surfaces.
  6. Ebola: The causative agent is the Ebola virus, which is primarily transmitted through direct contact with infected bodily fluids or contaminated surfaces.
  7. HIV/AIDS: The causative agent is the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is primarily transmitted through sexual contact, sharing of needles, or from mother to child during childbirth or breastfeeding.
  8. Hepatitis B: The causative agent is the hepatitis B virus, which is primarily transmitted through contact with infected bodily fluids, such as blood or semen.
  9. Dengue fever: The causative agent is the dengue virus, which is primarily transmitted through mosquito bites.
  10. Zika virus: The causative agent is the Zika virus, which is primarily transmitted through mosquito bites or from mother to child during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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