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3 Infection is what happens when germs enter the body, multiply, and cause harm or illness. Infections that develop in people who have cancer or are getting cancer treatment can be more serious than those in people who are otherwise healthy. Infections are caused by microorganisms such as viruses, prions, bacteria, and larger organisms like fungi.

4 Many fungal infections, of humans and animals affect only the outer layers of skin, and although they are sometimes difficult to cure, they are not considered dangerous.

5 A infection can travel with in seconds to another human body leaving it with a new starting point of a new incoming infection.

6 Steps of the process of an infection

7 New York has one of the highest infection rates, with 51,936 cases reported to CDC from 2000 to Under-reporting means the actual number may be 10 X as many or over 520,000 by CDC estimates, and a million or more according to newer estimates based upon the studies.

8 infections cost the hospital sector an estimated million pounds (95% CI; pounds; million pounds) per annum.

9 Viruses are capsules with genetic material inside. They are very tiny, much smaller than bacteria. Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu and warts.

10 Tetanus Ticks Toxoplasmosis Urinalysis Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Adults FAQs Urinary Tract Infections Viral Pneumonia West Nile Virus Whooping Cough Plague

11 What are germs? Germs are tiny organisms that creep into our bodies and attack our immune system. Some bacteria are good for our bodies -they help keep the digestive system in working order and keep harmful bacteria from moving in. Some bacteria are used to produce medicines and Vaccines. The four major types of germs are: bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. They can invade plants, animals, and people, and sometimes they make us sick.

12 Typically there are between 10,000 and 10 million bacteria on each hand. The number of germs on your fingertips doubles after you use the toilet. Bacteria 40 million years old have been extracted and successfully grown from a fossilized bee. In 1918 more people died from the influenza virus (approximately 30 million) than died in the When you cough germs can travel about 3 meters if you do not put your hand or a handkerchief Studies show only about 70% of people wash their hands after using a public toilet.

13 There is a little bit about medical emergency ( Infections) all around the world and in the working of Casey Hughes field. We all wonder how they transform into infections, why they do what they do and how we end getting these infections. I guess this all adds up for me to learn more about medical emergency infections through out my working processes.

14 I would like to make a big Thank You To Scientist :Casey Hughes Google Bing Msn


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