How Bacteria Spread
There are many ways how bacteria spread, before that first identify what they are. Bacteria are single-celled organisms, one of the most populous forms of life on Earth. These microorganisms are everywhere, such as in soil, water, air, to the body of every human being and animal.
The most common way bacteria spread is through touch, there are about 5,000 bacteria on our hands. Therefore, touch is a very good medium of dissemination for them.
The air that looks cool is not spared from the spread of its. Airborne particles containing bacteria and viruses can be inhaled by other people and infect their bodies so that they catch the coughs and colds that you have.
Other Ways Bacteria Spread
In addition to the two ways above, there are still various ways how they can spread, such as the following:
- Contaminated food
- Drinking or polluted water.
- Sexual intercourse.
- Contact with animals.
- The movement of bacteria from one part of the body, which is the real habitat, to another part.