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Infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, mold, mildew algae and fungi.

Infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, mold, mildew algae and fungi.

Ebola Virus

Of every 100 hospitalized patients, 7 will acquire at least one health care-associated infection.

Of every 100 hospitalized patients, 7 will acquire at least one health care-associated infection.

Escherichia Coli

The World Health Organization states lower respiratory infections are the 4th leading cause of death worldwide.

The World Health Organization states lower respiratory infections are the 4th leading cause of death worldwide.

Coronavirus in the lungs

Hepatitis can survive at room temperature, on environmental surfaces, for more than 16 hours and up to 4 days.

Hepatitis can survive at room temperature, on environmental surfaces, for more than 16 hours and up to 4 days.

Hepatitis Virus

2 Million; the number of people in the US who acquire serious antibiotic-resistant infections each year.

2 Million; the number of people in the US who acquire serious antibiotic-resistant infections each year.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria can cause pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, meningitis and blood stream infections.

Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria can cause pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, meningitis and blood stream infections.

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Coronaviruses can be spread indirectly through touching contaminated objects or surfaces.

Coronaviruses can be spread indirectly through touching contaminated objects or surfaces.

Middle East Respiratory Virus (MERS)

Respiratory viruses can spread to environmental surfaces by body secretions or by contact with soiled hands.

Respiratory viruses can spread to environmental surfaces by body secretions or by contact with soiled hands.

H1N1 Virus

23,000 people die each year in the US as a direct result of antibiotic-resistant infections.

23,000 people die each year in the US as a direct result of antibiotic-resistant infections.

Virus flowing within the bloodstream

250,000 require hospitalization, and 14,000 die each year from Clostridium difficile.

250,000 require hospitalization, and 14,000 die each year from Clostridium difficile.

Clostridium difficile