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We all become unwell from time to time, sometimes from illnesses that are passed on from person to person. These are called ‘communicable’ diseases and include common coughs and colds as well as more serious illnesses such as Covid-19, HIV, malaria and Ebola.

In this edition of Footsteps we discuss how to reduce the spread and impact of communicable diseases, including the impact on children, mental health and people living with disabilities. We consider how to support people who are unwell and learn lessons from Ebola and HIV.

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