1.3.4  Stage of outcome

At this stage the disease may result in recovery, disability or death of the patient. For example, a child who fully recovers from a diarrhoeal disease, or is paralyzed from poliomyelitis, or dies from malaria, is in the stage of outcome.

In the next study session you will learn how communicable diseases are classified, and about the main types of prevention and control measures.

1.3.3  Stage of infectious disease

Summary of Study Session 1