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ACTIVITY 1

Workers at Risk

Learners can identify occupations where people are potentially exposed to infectious diseases. Learners could suggest the occupations, source, or the disease possible, as shown:

Occupation Contact Source Disease
Dentists, Nurses Patient's blood Hepatitis, colds, flus
Child Care Worker Sick children Colds, flus, eye infections
Animal Control Officers Animals Rabies
Janitors Needles AIDS, Hepatitis
Cook Undercooked food Stomach flu and diseases