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Deadly and Highly Infectious Diseases

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Diseases that are currently a deadly problem around the world.

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HIV/AIDS Report Abuse
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Lower Respiratory Diseases and Infections Report Abuse
These are primarily pneumonia and bronchitis. Many other things can cause these infections though, for instance, mold, fungus, or a different virus or bacteria. These are the leading cause of death in the underdeveloped world.
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Ischemic Heart Disease Report Abuse
Any diseases that deprives the heart of oxygen and blood, which keeps it from beating well, which in turn deprives other parts of the body of blood and oxygen.
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Perinatal Conditions Report Abuse
Every year about .5 million women die from childbirth or pregnancy complications. This is very sad because most of these deaths could be prevented with proper prenatal care, but that isn’t available to many women, especially those in countries where women are under-valued.
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Diarrheal Diseases Report Abuse
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Trachea, Bronchus, and Lung Cancer Report Abuse
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Tuberculosis Report Abuse
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Malaria Report Abuse
1-3 million deaths yearly if not treated properly, no vaccine.
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COPD Report Abuse
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder- normally composed of a combination of bronchitis and emphysema.
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Other Cancers Report Abuse
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Small Pox Report Abuse
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Bubonic Plague Report Abuse
Aren't we all glad this isn't really a problem these days?
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Typhoid Fever Report Abuse
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Cholera Report Abuse
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Anthrax Report Abuse
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Ebola Report Abuse
50-89% mortality rate
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Stroke Report Abuse
Cutting off blood to the brain cells is never a good idea. Strokes can, and often do, result in permanent brain damage.
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SARS Report Abuse
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Influenza Report Abuse
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Measles Report Abuse
Still a problem in underdeveloped countries, essentially eradicated in the developed world by vaccines and treatment.
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