Day: July 14, 2017

Vectors (epidemiology)

Vectors (epidemiology)

Vectors (Epidemiology)

07/14/17

 

“What organisms carry diseases to others?”
Diseases are everywhere, whether it be in plants, animals, or fungi. However, what is the term for organisms that transmit diseases? Well, after many years of study, Epidemiologists have termed organisms that transmit diseases vectors (Kind of like the mathematical construction found in physical and engineering sciences). Any organisms can be a vector, including humans!