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  1. Dengue Fever
  2. Trichinosis
  3. Athlete's foot
  4. Hookworm
  5. Kuru
  1. a is infection with the roundworm Trichinella spiralis. Symptoms: Abdominal discomfort; Cramping; Diarrhea; Facial swelling around the eyes; Fever; Muscle pain
  2. b an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
  3. c parasitic blood-sucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts
  4. d Abnormal protein conformation induces further conformation in normal proteins creating proteolytic degradation and neurological damage. Transmitted during a ritual of cannibalism in New Guinea.
  5. e ..., contagious fungal infection in the superficial skin layer and leads to skin eruptions which usually form small blisters between toes and sometimes fingers, followed by cracking, peeling and scaling

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Immune system disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which over a period of years weakens the capacity of the immune system to fight off infection so that weight loss and weakness set in and other afflictions such as cancer or pneumonia may hasten an infected person's demise.
  2. a disease brought on by a type of bacteria carried by ticks. Symptoms usually develop about 2 to 14 days after the tick bite. They may include: Chills; Confusion; Fever; Headache; Muscle pain
  3. a viral disease that can affect nerves and can lead to partial or full paralysis.
  4. is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox.
  5. infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

5 True/False questions

  1. Anthraxfungal infection of the mouth caused by Candida albicans resulting in painful creamy white raised patches of the tongue and oral mucosa


  2. Potato Blighta viral disease that can affect nerves and can lead to partial or full paralysis.


  3. Legionnaire's Diseasean acute respiratory infection caused by Legionella bacteria. Symptoms may include, chest pain, coughing up blood, fever, gastrointestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain, general discomfort, uneasiness, or ill feeling (malaise), headache, joint pain


  4. Pinworma nematode worm parasite that lives in the intestine of humans and animals; females lay their eggs around the anus, which causes itching


  5. West Nile Fevera virus of the family Flaviviridae. Part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses, it is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It mainly infects birds, but is known to infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, chipmunks, skunks, squirrels, domestic rabbits, crows, robins, crocodiles and alligators. The main route of human infection is through the bite of an infected mosquito.