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Class 10 Class 12

Which of the following is a pair of viral diseases?

  • Ringworm, AIDS

  • common cold, AIDS

  • Dysentery, common cold

  • Typhoid, tuberculosis


B.

common cold, AIDS

Common cold and AIDS are viral diseases, occur due to myxovirus and Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) respectively.
The causative agents of ringworm disease are fungi Trichophyton and Microsporum.
Typhoid and tuberculosis are bacterial diseases caused by salmonella typhi and mycobacterium tuberculosis respectively.

Common cold and AIDS are viral diseases, occur due to myxovirus and Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) respectively.
The causative agents of ringworm disease are fungi Trichophyton and Microsporum.
Typhoid and tuberculosis are bacterial diseases caused by salmonella typhi and mycobacterium tuberculosis respectively.


What is health ?

It is a state of complete, physical, mental and social well being of a person.

What is the significance of ‘Typhoid Mary’ ?

Typhoid Mary was a Typhoid carrier who continued to spread typhoid for several years through food she prepared.

Name three important aspects to maintain good health.

(i) Balanced diet (ii) Personal hygiene and (iii) Regular exercise.

What is disease ?

Malfunctioning of one or more organs characterised by signs and symptoms is called disease.

List advantages of good health.

Healthy people are more efficient and productive. good health also brings prosperity and people live long. It also reduces infant and maternal mortality.