Allergy to alcohol: why it occurs, how it manifests itself?
Allergy occurs not only on food or flowers of certain plants, but also on such…

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Insect bites: how to protect health and provide first aid
Summer time is not without insects. But the bites of some of them cause not…

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Infectious lichen: why is it dangerous to treat the skin itself
Sore spots on the skin or scaly bubbles may be deprived. This skin disease can…

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What Is Meningococcal Infection? Why is she so dangerous?
Meningococcal infection is potentially fatal, the diseases it provokes are considered in medicine as an…

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What Is Meningococcal Infection? Why is she so dangerous?

Meningococcal infection is potentially fatal, the diseases it provokes are considered in medicine as an emergency. For example, it causes the bacterial form of meningitis, as well as a number of other extremely dangerous diseases.
What should I know about meningococcal infection?
Meningococcal infection has been known since ancient times. About it is mentioned in vIIst. BC, and the first more or less detailed description was given in the middle of the XVII century. This is a bacterium that is transmitted by airborne droplets from person to person. The infection can spread from the throat through the flow of blood to the human brain, which is most dangerous. A person can be a carrier of meningococcal infection, not guessing about it, and infect others while staying healthy. Continue reading

What is botulism?
Botulism is an acute toxic and infectious disease in which severe damage to the human…

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Tuberculosis is not only a disease of the poor: who risk getting sick
Tuberculosis is known to mankind since the Stone Age, but even modern society is not…

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