A disease is a condition that deteriorates the normal functioning of the cells, tissues, and organs. The two types of disease are infectious diseases and non-infection diseases.
Difference between infectious and non-infectious diseases
The table given below shows the between infectious and non-infectious diseases.
|Diseases that spread from one person to another are called communicable diseases.||They do not spread to others and they restrain within a person who has contracted them|
|They are caused by microorganisms called pathogens such as bacteria, protozoans, viruses, etc.||These diseases are caused by pathogens, but other factors such as age, nutritional deficiency, the gender of an individual, and lifestyle also influence the disease|
|Examples: Cholera, chickenpox, malaria||
Examples: Diabetes, cancer, asthma, etc.