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University of Toronto Scarborough
Health Studies
Caroline Barakat

Question 1 Match the following terms to the related answer: Question Correct Match A. Rabies virus C. High percentage of fatal infections B. Measles E. An immunization rate of over 94% prevents an outbreak C. Tuberculosis A. A high percentage of inapparent infections D. Toxic Shock Syndrome B. A gender specific disease with a low case fertility rate E. SARS D. A recent epidemic with a high transmission rate MatQuestion 2 mAMatch the following terms to their correct definitions: Question Correct Match A. ParasiteParasiteParasite C. An organism that grows, feeds, and is sheltered on or in a different organism and that does not contribute to the survival of its host. B. Virus D. Neither a cell nor an organism and can reproduce only within their host. C. Pathogen A. Any disease-producing agent. D. Vector B. An insect or other organism that transmits a pathogen. E. Agent E. Any entity that is capable of causing disease. Question 3 What is R 0 A.The basic reproductive ratio of the disease B. The multiplier of the disease C The value which helps to predict how fast a disease will spread through the population . D Number of individuals each infected person infects at the beginning of an endemic . www.notesolution.com
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