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Top 10 Infectious Diseases That Have Killed Millions of People

Top 10 Infectious Diseases That Have Killed Millions of People
"From bubonic plague to HIV"
By Stefan Anitei, Science Editor
13th of November 2007
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Top 10 Infectious Diseases That Have Killed Millions of People - From bubonic plague to HIV
1.Black Plague:
* 25 to 50 % of the inhabitants of Europe, North Africa and certain Asian areas died.
* 20 to 30 million Europeans In the 14th century.
* 58 Million in China Only during the 14th century.
* 10 million in India Only in the 19th century.

"Bubonic plague"

 
2. Smallpox:
* killed more humans that all the wars of the 20th century together.
* Since 1914 to 1977 smallpox killed 300 to 500 million people.
* Last case was found in Somalia, in 1977.
 "Small pox"

3. Leishmaniosis:
* Infects 2 million people annually.
* About 12 million diseased are found worldwide, "mostly adult men".
  "Leishmaniosis"
4. Malaria:
* Found in 500 million people !!!
* Annually, 1.5 million people die of malaria.
* A child every 30 seconds.
* About 120 million people died of malaria since 1914.
 " Life cycle of Malaria"

5. Gonorrhea and syphilis:
* STD caused by (Neisseria and Treponema pallidum).
* 62 million people worldwide are affected.
 
"Chancer"
6. Pneumonia:
* Affects 1 % of the planet's population.
* The main cause of mortality in the world: it kills 3.5 million people each year.
* It attacks mainlly patients with severe immunodepression, older than 75, asthmatics, smokers, alcoholics, children under 2 years of age.
"Pneumonia"
 
7. Sleeping disease:
* Triggered by the Tripanosoma gambiense and T. rhodesiense
* Protozoans spread by the tse-tse fly (Glossina).
* It affects 60 million people, but only 4 million receive treatment.
* It kills 150,000 people yearly.
"Sleeping disease"


8. Tuberculosis:
* 2 million people die annually of tuberculosis.
* About 150 million people are estimated to have died of TBC since 1914.
* It infects one third of the world population.
* Each year another new 8 million cases appear.
* Each second a person dies of tuberculosis.
* 3-5 % of the new cases are coinfected with HIV.




9. AIDS:
* Estimated to be found in 46-60 million people.
* It has killed 25 million people since 1981.
* About 3.3 million people with HIV die annually.
* 68 million people could die between 2000-2020.
* Africa has lost 20 % of its labor power.


"Indian AIDS patient"
10.Spanish flu:
* Hit the world in 1918-1919.
* killed over 30 million persons.


11. Typhus outbreaks:
* Outbrake during the First World War in the eastern Europe.
* Since 1914, over 20 million people died of typhus.