Common communicable diseases.  by  Martha Ondieki


What does that mean?

Communicable diseases are diseases that are spread from one person to another.

Communicable diseases

  1. Malaria
  2. Tuberculosis
What can you see in the picture?


  • There are two girls
  • The girls appear disturbed
  • There are some insects flying near them
  • Some insects biting them
Which insect is this?
It is a mosquito
Malaria is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium
It is transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes


Home work

1) Malaria is caused by..........

2) Signs and symptoms of malaria are?

3) Ways of preventing malaria are?



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