Chapter 18. Environmental Hazards and Human Health. Risk is a measure of the likelihood that you will suffer harm from a hazard. We can suffer from : Biological hazards : from more than 1,400 pathogens. Chemical hazards : in air, water, soil, and food.
Environmental Hazards and Human Health
How does this age structure affect the economics of this country?
in TB are due to:
Solutions pesticide DDT greatly reduces the number of malaria cases.
Increase research on tropical diseases and vaccines
Improve drinking water quality
Reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics
Educate people to take all of an antibiotic prescription
Reduce antibiotic use to promote livestock growth
Careful hand washing by all medical personnel
Immunize children against major viral diseases
Oral rehydration for diarrhea victims
Global campaign to reduce HIV/AIDS
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