Infectious Diseases

Caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other organisms, infectious diseases range from mild to life-threatening. They can be spread from person to person, transmitted by insects or animals, or picked up through contaminated food. Many can be prevented with vaccines.

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Herman Cain Dies a Month After Contracting COVID-19: 'We're Heartbroken'

"We all prayed so hard every day .... and we held out hope he’d have a full recovery," a friend said Thursday.
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