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CHAPTER 17 ASSIGNEMENT Directions: Answer the following questions. Student must answer all four parts to receive credit for this assignment. 1. What are the six types of pathogens? What are the various means by which they can be transmitted? How have social conditions among the poor and homeless increased the risks for certain diseases, such as tuberculosis, influenza and hepatitis? Why are these conditions a challenge to the efforts of public health officials? 1 1 viruses 2 bacteria 3 fungi
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Unformatted text preview: 4 protozoa 5 parasitic worms 6 prions 2 Direct/indirect contact Autoinoculation Airborn contact Food-borne contact Animal-borne contact Interspecies contact Water-borne Insect-borne 3 The homeless had no regular use of hygiene they are exposed the elements which makes a greater risk. 4 if a homeless person is exposed to more they can acquire more and this can be a problem when fire or ems go to help and they get exposed the these elements that the homeless have been exposed to....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PE 101 taught by Professor Drye during the Spring '08 term at Mississippi State.

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