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Yet while the idea that the disease came to England from Viking squirrels is intriguing, Inskip says there’s no solid evidence that the pathogen was transmitted from squirrels to humans.
Bacteria and pathogens from one person's skin can get introduced back into the pot, passing onto the next person.
That includes pathogens that cause HIV and other STIs.
The latter is a much friendlier environment for pathogens.
The polluted water may also contain bacterial pathogens like salmonella and giardia.
In either case, the result is something mankind has never seen before: a pathogen that can spread easily from person to defenseless person, our immune systems never primed to launch any sort of defense.
Thus, most critics believe testing should focus on disease-causing pathogens instead.
Not everyone exposed to waterborne pathogens—which can enter the body through the nose, eyes, mouth, or even cuts on the body—will become infected.
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Origin and Etymology of pathogen
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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