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An infectious disease is one that:


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is caused only by viruses

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spreads from person to person

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is transferred by mosquitoes

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is caused only by bacteria

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Solution

The correct option is B

spreads from person to person


Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi. These diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Hence, the term given to these diseases is called "communicable diseases".


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