Vector-borne disease – the term commonly used to describe an illness caused by an infectious microbe that is transmitted to people by blood-sucking arthropods. Day Four After a decision that invisible stinging skin, electrocution by cold water, and a secretly broken tongue may require more than a Benadryl, I make a flurry of calls on … Continue reading

Tastefully Done

Virus: a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Bacteria:  a member of a large group of unicellular microorganisms lacking organelles and an organized nucleus, including some that can cause disease. Toxin: a poisonous substance, especially a protein, that is produced by living cells or organisms and is … Continue reading