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Healthy

Body and mind working well

Disease

Interruption to normal functioning of body

Symptoms

Signs body is not working well

Infectious disease

Caused by pathogens invading body. Caused by bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi, macroscopic organisms

Non-infectious diseases

Cause by malfunctions in body

Direct transmission

Transmitted from person to person. Caught by touching infected person or bodily fluids.

Indirectly transmitted

Transmitted from unconnected people. Caught through 'intermediary agents.' Eg. contaminated water, animals / insects