epidemiology

Immunization

Immunization in the range of preventive measures has proven itself positively in the fight against smallpox, diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, rabies, plague, tularemia, anthrax and other diseases. Effective vaccines have not yet been available to prevent dysentery, ornithosis, infectious hepatitis, scarlet fever and other diseases. Live vaccines and vaccines from killed microbes or chemical complexes …

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Lyme disease (Borreliosis)

What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called “spirochete” that can be transmitted to humans through the bite of infected ticks (Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes Pacificus). Lyme disease is often referred to as borreliosis because of the name of the borrelia bacterium. What Causes Lyme Disease? The main …

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