Mention any three ways through which pathogens are transmitted.

Dear student 

Following are the ways by which pathogens are transmitted :
1. Germs can spread to the hands by sneezing, coughing, or rubbing the eyes and then can be transferred to other people. So washing your hands regularly can prevent illness like the common cold or eye infections.
2. Usually germs are transmitted from unclean hands to food by an infected person who didn’t wash his or her hands after using the toilet. The germs are then passed to those who eat the food. This is easily prevented by always washing your hands after using the toilet and before preparing food items.
3. Germs are transmitted from raw foods, such as chicken, to hands while preparing a meal. The germs on the hands are then transferred to other uncooked foods, such as salad. So always wash uncooked food with warm water
4. Germs are passed from a child with diarrhoea to the hands of the parent during diaper changing. If the parent doesn’t immediately wash his or her hands, the germs that cause diarrhoea are then passed to others.
5. Wash your hands after petting animals or touching any surfaces they come into contact with. Animals may spread pathogen. 


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Dear Student,

Three ways because of which pathogens are transmitted are as follows:

When a person sneezes or coughs, tiny droplets containing a number of disease-causing microorganisms come out of the mouth, and are released in the air. They are transmitted to a healthy person while breathing.

By making direct contacts with an infected person, pathogens are transferred to a healthy person.

Carriers of pathogens also help in their transmission. For instance, when a fly sits on animal excreta or garbage, harmful disease-causing microbes stick to its legs. And when this fly sits on the food items, pathogens get transferred to them. This contaminated food items cause serious diseases when it is eaten by a healthy person.

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Pathogens?can be?transmitted?a few?ways?depending on the type. They can be?spread?through skin contact, bodily fluids, airborne particles, contact with feces, and touching a surface touched by an infected person.
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