What does the term biological hazard mean?
the risk caused by biological agents that threaten the health of humans and other living beings
the explosion of a laboratory.
the emission of radiation that is hazardous for humans
the risk linked to weapons used in wars
Biological agents are:
humans, animals and plants
Fungi and spores
all the other answers.
viruses and bacteria
Biological agents are divided into four classes:
can cause various negative health effects
cause skin irritation
cause skin allergies.
always cause life threatening diseases
What is a pandemic?
pandemic, epidemic and endemic are all synonyms.
it is a disease that spreads rapidly but remains circumscribed within a population
the term pandemic has the same meaning as epidemic
It is the spread of a new disease all over the world. Generally, it indicates the involvement of at least two continents, and rapid transmission from one individual to another
The term pandemic implies all, except:
the appearance of a new infective agent that is very virulent
the severity of the disease, that is always fatal.
the capacity of the agent to spread rapidly through contagion
inter-human contagion: the pathogen is transmitted from person to person, provoking the disease