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Conjunctivitis

  • By: John Walsh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Conjunctivitis is a disease that affects the conjunctiva in the eye, causing it to become inflamed and reddened. It is commonly known as “red eye” or “pink eye” disease. A variety of infecting agents may give rise to the disease and ...

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