Top 10 deadliest infectious diseases of modern days

Top 10 deadliest infectious diseases of modern days:

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Top 10 deadliest infectious diseases of modern days:

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1.      HIV Aids:

HIV is the most deadliest infection among all others virus due to have a large number of death approximately 1.6million people died from this disease, In addition anyone infected from this virus cannot be protected from any vaccine or treated, Researchers failed to developed vaccine to fight against this virus.

2.      Tuberculosis:

People get infected easily from this virus by simple inhale the breath of infected person, and approximately 1.3 million people died from this disease, if someone get infected he needs a 9 months continue treatment, 70% chance of having a recovery if proper treatment provided along with on time.

3.      Dengue:

Dengue virus mostly spread in Asia and Middle East countries, originated from mosquito and if someone infected from this virus he can be dead within a week, early treatment can safe the victim from death.

4.      Hepatitis:

Hepatitis mostly in Asian countries, people get infected from polluted water, blood transfusion, sexual intercourse and it affect to liver and other body organs, approximately 100000 people die every year from this virus.

Top 10 deadliest infectious diseases of modern days

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5.      Influenza:

Influenza Is like a flu that attacks respiratory system, Dangerous for small children under 2 years old and adult for more than 65 years old people therefore people get vaccine initially when baby first born otherwise it can be lethal to the baby if it attacks.

6.      Sars:

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of virus. It is caused by a virus that was first identified in 2003. Infection with the SARS virus causes respiratory distress (severe breathing difficulty) and sometimes death. an outbreak of SARS in southern China caused an eventual 8,096 cases and 774 deaths reported in multiple countries with the majority of cases in Hong Kong (9.6%  rate) according to the  (WHO). Within weeks, SARS spread from Hong Kong to infect individuals in 37 countries in early 2003. It then was eradicated by January the following year.

7.      Yellow fever:

Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. It’s characterized by a high fever and jaundice. Jaundice is yellowing of the skin and eyes, which is why this disease is called yellow fever. This disease is most prevalent in certain parts of Africa and South America. It isn’t curable, but you can prevent it with the yellow fever vaccine.

8.      Marburg Virus:

Marburg and Ebola viruses are the two members of the Filoviridae family (filovirus). Though caused by different viruses, the two diseases are clinically similar. Both diseases are rare and have the capacity to cause dramatic outbreaks with high fatality rates.

It has the ability to transfer from human to human via blood, sexual intercourse and many other unidentified reasons.

9.      Ebola:

Ebola is another deadliest virus mostly spread in Africa and other African countries, however the number of deaths from this virus is not as much as others viruses got the deaths of humans, Reason for number 9th spot is (unavailability of vaccine and continue outbreak of this virus to many regions around the world), In addition if someone got infected from this virus then there is a 90% chance that people will die from it.

10. Anthrax:

Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax can be found naturally in soil and commonly affects domestic and wild animals around the world. Although it is rare in the United States, people can get sick with anthrax if they come in contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products. Contact with anthrax can cause severe illness in both humans and animals.

Top 10 deadliest infectious diseases of modern days

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