Also known as “bird flu,” Avian influenza is a highly contagious viral disease spread by birds and can affect both humans and other animals.
This intestinal infection is caused by bacteria that can contaminate food and water.
Despite their name, bedbugs can hide anywhere, including your clothing, luggage, and other items.
Though more common in children, this contagious viral disease can also affect adults.
This deadly viral disease is easily passed via direct contact with an infected person or animal.
Highly contagious and found in most parts of the world, measles is preventable through vaccinations.
Spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, this disease is potentially fatal for those who contract it.
Spread through bodily fluids of the nose, mouth and throat, this serious bacterial infection can lead to life-threatening blood infections or brain damage.
This bacterial infection is most commonly caused by lack of sanitation or poor food handling.
Most often spread through infected mosquitos in warm, tropical areas, this virus canseverely impact fetal development.
Also known as TB, this highly contagious bacterial disease infects roughly 5-10% of the people who breathe in the bacteria.
Infected ticks can pass on this viral disease, which results in swelling of the brain and spinal cord, paralysis, and confusion.