Q. 194.0( 2 Votes )

(a) Name the caus

Answer :

a) Pneumonia is caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. Common cold is caused by Haemophilus influenza and Rhinoviruses.

b) Different symptoms:

Pneumonia: Chills, lips and fingers turning grey to black, fluid in lungs.

Common cold: Infected nose and respiratory passage. Sore throat and hoarseness are common symptoms.

c) Common symptoms:

Pneumonia and common cold: Cough and headache.


a) The causative agent of malaria is Plasmodium. The species of Plasmodium may differ. It may be Plasmodium vivax, plasmodium falciparum or Plasmodium malariae. The vector for it is the female Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms of malaria include, high fever, chills and sweating.

b) Aedes species of mosquito can lead to spreadin of Dengue and Chikungunya.

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