Infectious Diseases

Defining Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms — such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies. They’re normally harmless or even helpful. But under certain conditions, some organisms may cause disease.

Some infectious diseases can be passed from person to person.

In The People’s Corner provides education and guidance towards testing and management of the following infectious diseases:


Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

 Influenza (Flu)