Communicable disease

Communicable disease

A communicable (or infectious) disease is any disease that can be transmitted between an animal to a person or from person to person. Communicable diseases occur when a person or animal becomes infected by a pathogen.

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UK Trends in Infectious Disease

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Infectious Diseases: Detailed Information

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Valuing our health: Chief Medical Officer for Wales annual report 2018 – 2019

Welsh Government

Reports of respiratory infections made to PHE from PHE and NHS laboratories in England and Wales: week 50, 2020, to week 2, 2021

Public Health England

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