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Anthrax (diseases)

Anthrax is a type of infection most often considered very deadly. It is caused by a kind of bacterium known as Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax outbreaks have been recorded throughout history, with the latest having been in 2001 when Anthrax spores were used as a biological weapon. The spores in powder more...

Bacterial infections (diseases)

Bacterial infections can range anywhere from a mild illness which is barely discernable to a very serious illness which has the potential to cause death. Serious bacterial infections are the leading cause of death in the elderly and in infants in the United States. Some of the most common bacterial more...

Brucellosis (diseases)

Brucellosis is a rare but serious bacterial disease that has been traced back to the people of Ancient Rome, and is still in existence all over the world today. It is passed from animals to humans usually via contaminated cheese, milk, and sometimes meats. While Brucellosis can be treated, relapses more...

Cholera (diseases)

Cholera is a bacterial disease that is usually spread through contaminated water. It often causes severe diarrhea, and this infection can cause death to the human body extremely quickly—sometimes within hours. Thanks to the water and sewage treatment facilities available in industrialized countries, cholera is very rare in more...

Dermatitis (diseases)

Dermatitis is the result of inflammation and irritation of the skin. While commonly referred to as eczema, dermatitis can occur as many various types of skin irritation and comes from various causes. Dermatitis is not contagious and is not in anyway life threatening. It is an annoyance for most patients. more...