Communicable diseases are those which get transferred from one person to another or one animal to a person or another animal by means of any contamination. The diseases often spread from one other via air, food, water or transfusing instruments or blood transfusion or bodily fluids. Communicable also mean infectious and contagious.
The focus areas involved in combating communicable diseases include public health information, science and research, prevention and control, case management, and regulating diagnostic tests and vaccines. Early diagnosis, proper medication and maintaining good hygienic habits are crucial for communicable diseases.
Related Journals of Communicable Diseases
Journal of Communicable Diseases, Healthcare Infection, Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, BMC Infectious Diseases, Emerging Infectious Diseases