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A World of Infectious Diseases!
Transcript of A World of Infectious Diseases!
Influenza is the second deadliest disease in the
Black death is the tenth deadliest
infectious disease in the world.
Polio is the ninth deadliest infectious disease in the world.
Smallpox is the eighth deadliest infectious disease in the world.
Cholera mostly occurs in crowded areas and is caused by ingesting contaminated food and water. You can become very ill in as little as a few hours. Even though it is a fatal disease it is easily cure able.
Ebola is the sixth deadliest infectious disease.
Malaria is the fifth deadliest infectious disease in the world.
Spanish Flu is the third deadliest infectious disease in the world. It killed 100 million people between 1918 and 1950. The Spanish Flu is caused by influenza A.
A World of Infectious Diseases!
Most people think they have a cold.
This infectious disease used to be the deadliest disease in the world in the late 1300's
It killed between 1/3 and 2/3 of the
This disease was originated in
Central Asia and spread to Europe.
Polio has killed over 10,000 people
Polio is spread by humans and caused by an infection. Symptoms you can get are, muscle weakness and flaccid paralysis. 90% of people don't get symptoms.
The bumps you get on your skin
are filled with tissue debris, not pus.
If the debris filled bump bursts, it will
leave scaring on your skin.
If you have smallpox, your symptoms
wont occur until 12 days after your infected.
Cholera is the seventh deadliest infectious disease in the world and has killed 120,000 people since 1991.
Outbreaks mostly occur in Sudan and Zaire. There have been 16,000 deaths since 2000.
Malaria kills 2.7 million people every year. 2,800 children die everyday from Malaria.
You get Malaria by getting bit by a mosquito. You
will suffer sever headaches, diarrhea and vomiting.
The fourth deadliest infectious disease is Bubonic Plague.
This infectious disease s killed 1/3 of the
Bubonic Plague is the most common plague disease. It causes painful and swollen nodes, but it is easily cure able.
Children are most likely to get Influenza.
The worlds deadliest infectious disease
is AIDS. It has killed 25 million people
since 1981. The first reported case was in
1982. AIDS is caused by sexual activity and
there is no cure. It is life threatening and it
damages your immune system.
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