Communicable Diseases List

Disease is a significant disturbance in the health due to a microbial infection. Most of these diseases have tendency to spread from one person to other, from one region to other by mediators or vectors like insects, animals, air, water soil and other activities like sneezing, kiss, sex, etc.

Communicable Diseases List:

Communicable diseases can be divided based on few dimensions like.

The disease causing agent

The transmission agent

The type of spreading

The rate of spreading.

Viral diseases:

Polio: A disease characterized with deformity in limbs.

Encephalitis: This is an inflammatory brain infection which is fatal with characteristic symptoms like fever, head ache, coma etc.

Measles: This is a respiratory infection. Spread by water or air.

Mumps: This is infection of tonsils characterized by swelling of jaw and cheek regions with immense pain.

Rabies: This is an infection caused due to dog bite. The vector is an infected dog.

Bacteria communicable diseases list:

Communicable diseases by bacteria are most prevalent and difficult to eradicate from the human population.

Cholera: This is caused by bacteria namely vibrio cholera. There is immense watery loose motions and mostly fatal.

Typhoid: This is characterized by prolonged fever and is caused by salmonella typhi.

Diphtheria: This is a infectious condition of buccal cavity and trachea. It is very fatal.

Chicken pox: Skin rashes appear during infection along with fever.

Tuberculosis: This is spread by contaminated salivary droplets during sneezing, using of utensils of infected person etc..It is a fatal infection but curable if taken medicines as prescribed.

Small pox,



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