Infectious disease

Viruses and bacteria can cause a variety of infectious diseases. Prevention and proper treatment are essential.

Infectious disease

Viruses and bacteria can cause a variety of infectious diseases. Prevention and proper treatment are essential.

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Mpox (Monkeypox)

Mpox, previously known as monkeypox, is a viral infection similar to smallpox but with comparatively milder symptoms and a low chance of fatality. It is spread through close physical contact (often skin-to-skin) between people.

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)

RSV is one of the many viruses that cause respiratory illnesses of the nose, throat, and lungs. For most children and adults, RSV causes a cold.

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