Known Facts Related to Virus and Health

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Wherever we go, we can’t escape the news about the novel coronavirus. With every day that passes, we get more and more anxious about the virus reaching our community and becoming a threat to the ones we love.

However, the situation is not as bad as it seems. With every new case that appears, health officials learn more and more about the virus, bringing us one step closer to medications and treatments that could cure or even prevent the infection.

1. Virus was discovered by Dimitri Ivanovski
2. Diseases spread through air Cold, Influenza, Tuberculosis; Chickenpox
3. Diseases spread through water Hepatitis, Typhoid, Cholera and Dysentery
4. Genetic and Hereditary diseases Sickle cell anaemia, Haemophilia, colour blindness
5. Protozoa disease Amoebic dysentery, Malaria, s African sleeping sickness
6. SARS was first reported in China
7. SARS was first reported in India at Goa
8. Chickungunya was first reported in Tanzania (Africa)
9. Chickungunya was first reported in India at Kolkata
10. Bird flu was first reported in Hong Kong
11. Bird flu was first reported in India at Nandurbar (Maharashtra)
12. Dengue was first reported in India at Kolkata
13. Swine Flu was first reported in Mexico
14. Swine Flu was first reported in India at Hyderabad
19. The causative organisms of syphilis Treponema pallidum
20. Name the surgery that is done for removing urinary bladder Cystectomy
21. The causative microbe of Tetanus Bacteria Clostridium tetani
22. The causative bacteria of cholera Vibrio cholera
23. The protozoa causes Malaria Plasmodium vivax
24. A disease known as Blue ear pig in pig was first reported recently in Vietnam
25. Dengue fever is spread by Aedes Aegypti
26. Leprosy is spread through the Urine of affected rat
27. The bacteria causes Anthrax Bacillus anthracis
28. Slow infectious disease among communicable diseases Leprosy
29. Name the virus that causes Avian flu Avian influenza virus
30. The element used for cancer treatment Cobalt – 60
31. The element used to detect cancer Arsenic — 74
32. The virus which causes bird flu H5N1
33. The vims which causes swine flu H1N1
34. The disease which affects the human immune system AIDS
35. AIDS Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome
36. AIDS was first reported in America (1981)
37. AIDS was first known as GRID disease
38. Grid Disease began to known as AIDS since 1982
39. Causative microbe of AIDS HIV (Human Immuno deficiency virus)
40. The test used to detect the presence of HIV ELISA test (Enzyme Linked Immuno Sorbent Assay)
41. The confirmatory test for AIDS Western blot
42. In India AIDS was first reported in Chennai, 1986
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