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Current Affairs Current Affairs : National : October 2009

October 13, 2009: World’s fastest growing telecom market is IndiaAccording to a latest report by Moodys India is the fastest growing telecom market of the world, leaving behind China. India’s net additions of 10 million (subscribers) per month have far outpaced China’s monthly rate of increase, now below eight million. October 12, 2009: Mines and ..

BCG: Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (or Bacille Calmette-Guérin

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (or Bacille Calmette-Guérin, BCG) is a vaccine against tuberculosis that is prepared from a strain of the attenuated (weakened) live bovine tuberculosis bacillus, Mycobacterium bovis, that has lost its virulence in humans by being specially cultured in an artificial medium for years. The bacilli have retained enough strong antigenicity to become a somewhat ..

List of Human Diseases Caused By Bacteria and Viruses

List of Human Disease Caused By Virus & Bacteria Disease Causing Agent Infection / Transmission AIDS Human T -cell Leukemia Virus HTLV-III blood and sperms , thru sexual contact homo or heterosexual) Ascariasis Ascaris lumbricoides raw vegetables infected with eggs Athletes’ Foot Trichophyton bad foot hygiene Bacillary Dysentery Shigella Dysenterie flies, food, faeces Botulism Clostridium botulinum ..

What are main communicable and non-communicable human diseases?

Communicable Disease or infectious disease is resulting from the presence of pathogenic microbial agents, including pathogenic viruses, pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa, multicellular parasites, and aberrant proteins known as prions. The main communicable diseases are as follows: Diseases Caused By Virus These include – AIDS, Chickenpox Poliomyelitis:, Measles, Rubella or German measles, Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster, ..

Acronyms

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