Microorganisms can also be harmful to us.

Some microorganisms cause diseases in plants, animals and humans. These microorganisms are called pathogens.

Some microorganisms spoil food, clothing, leather.

 

What are pathogens?

Microorganisms which cause diseases in human beings, plants and animals are called pathogens

Example

Some viruses cause Polio,Chicken Pox

 

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 2 Class 8 - Microorganisms : Friend and Foe

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