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Humans have always been infected with many deadly diseases. Many of which are curable and some are non-curable. Although there has been much advancement in the medical-science, some diseases have no …

Humans have always been infected with many deadly diseases. Many of which are curable and some are non-curable. Although there has been much advancement in the medical-science, some diseases have no cure and can only be prevented. Researchers are experimenting new ways to treat or prevent these diseases. Here we have shortlisted some deadly disease that has haunted humankind.

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  • 1. 12 Deadly Human Diseases Of All Time
  • 2. MALARIA Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by Plasmodium parasitic. It is transmitted by a bite from an infected female Anopheles mosquito. Common symptoms include fever and headache, which in severe cases can progress to Coma or death.
  • 3. HIV (HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS) AIDS is a disease caused by a virus called HIV. It breaks down the immune system, making people much more vulnerable to infections and diseases. It gets worsens as the disease progresses, which has led to over 30 million deaths and still counting.
  • 4. MEASLES Measles is a very contagious (easily spread) illness caused by a virus through respiration. It causes fever and red rash on the skin, mostly occurring in childhood.
  • 5. CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE It is a group of conditions where the circulation of blood to the brain gets interrupted causing limited or no blood flow as blood vessel is blocked or bursts open.
  • 6. ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE These are heart syndrome caused by the narrowing of the coronary pathway, which will diminish the blood supply to the heart. Some estimates 1 in 3 people are said to die from heart disease.
  • 7. LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS There are two types of lower respiratory infections - Bronchitis and Pneumonia. These are usually transmitted through the air, but sometimes through direct contact with contaminated surfaces. Some common symptoms of these infections are sneezing, weakness, high fever, coughing and fatigue.
  • 8. WHOOPING COUGH (PERTUSSIS) A highly contagious disease that affects the respiratory system. It spreads easily by coughing and sneezing. It affects infants easily as they are too young to be fully immunized and can sometimes be deadly. The best way to protect yourself and the babies around you is to get vaccinated.
  • 9. LUNG CANCER Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer in United States. People who smoke are at the greatest risk of lung cancer. It’s the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs, which then form tumors and interfere with the functioning of the lungs.
  • 10. DIARRHEA Diarrhea is the condition of having three or more loose or liquid bowel movements per day. When it occurs body gets dehydrated by the loss of fluids along with potassium, electrolytes and other salts. It is the second major cause of infant death worldwide.
  • 11. TUBERCULOSIS It usually attacks the lungs that are spread through airborne saliva and if left untreated, it kills 50 % of the people who are infected with it. The symptoms of tuberculosis infection are severe cough with blood-tingled sputum, fever, and weight loss.
  • 12. SMALLPOX Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by a virus called the Variola virus. This too is a contagious disease which was once a deadly disease in the 20th century had claimed lives of 500 million people. It has now been completely eradicated by conducting various vaccination campaigns.
  • 13. Cholera Cholera is an acute epidemic infectious disease caused by infection of the intestine with the bacterium Vibrio Cholerae. These diseases are transmitted when consuming contaminated food/water that contains the feces of an infected person. Vomiting and diarrhea are the main symptoms of Cholera. Each year it affects 5 million people and 100,000 people die of it.
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