According to studies from the World Health Organization (WHO) report, several specific infections are caused by improper disposal of medical waste into the environment. This infographic showcases the risks of improperly disposing medical waste so check it out very carefully.

For example, improperly stored medical waste can release airborne aerosols that may contain pathogens. As for Candida infection, Candida albicans remains a significant disease associated with prolonged hospital confinement.

Speaking of diseases from improperly disposed waste with a trace of vaccines, they possess the potential to cause disease. Medical waste can be contaminated with genital secretions that may harbour pathogens that can cause sexually transmitted infections.


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