Poxviruses (members of the Poxviridae family) can infect both humans and animals. The orthopoxviruses include smallpox (variola), monkeypox, vaccinia, cowpox, buffalopox, cantagalo, and aracatuba viruses. The parapoxviruses include orf virus, bovine papular stomatitis virus, pseudocowpox virus, deerpox virus, and sealpox virus.Poxviruses are a group of genetically related DNA-containing viruses that have provided important scientific insights and are associated with various human diseases. Yatapoxviruses include tanapox virus and yabapoxviruses, which are found primarily in Africa. Molluscipoxviruses include the human poxvirus, molluscum contagiosum virus.Smallpox and molluscum contagiosum are specific to humans. The other viruses cause rare zoonotic infections in humans. Vaccinia virus, which has been used for vaccination, can also infect humans. Skin eruptions, Skin spots, Fever, Swollen lymph glands,Rash
Disease Definition: Soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) is a type of helminth infections caused by different species of roundworms. It is caused specifically by those worms which are transmitted through soil contaminated with faecal matter and are therefore called soil-transmitted helminths.
Disease Symptoms and Treatments: People with light soil-transmitted helminth infections usually have heavy infections can cause a range of health problems, including abdominal pain, diarrhoea, blood and protein loss, rectal prolapse, and physical and cognitive growth retardation. Soil-transmitted helminth infections are treatable with medication prescribed by your health care provider.
Disease Statistics: According to the recent survey reports approx. 2.5 million people in USA are been prone to Soil-transmitted helminthiasis every year