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what is the value of studying microbiology in environmental health?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cause of disease and: death. Microbes are an important cause of disease and death and are part of the environment. Influenza pandemics killed more people than world wars. Tuberculosis is part of the environment and a major cause of death in HIV patients. And more.
Answered on Oct 5, 2015

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