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Historically Most Deadly Pandemics

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Pandemics, plagues, that wreaked havoc on the world. Several of these diseases are no longer a concern in the developed world, but they were significant in history and some continue to cause death in the underdeveloped world.

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Black Death 1347-1351 Report Abuse
The bubonic plague killed approximately 75 million people.
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Spanish Flu 1981 Report Abuse
There is still no cure for the influenza virus, so a lot of time, research, and development is spent in vaccine creation each year.
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HIV/AIDS Report Abuse
The extent of this pandemic wont be known until more progress has been made in curing it. The long dormancy of the virus makes this a more silent plague.
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Small Pox Report Abuse
The death toll is estimated at 60 million Europeans.
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Cholera Report Abuse
There have been eight known pandemics of Cholera.
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Great White Plague Report Abuse
Tuberculosis Killed 1 in 7 infected people
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Malaria Report Abuse
Approximately 2 million deaths each year.
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American Plagues Report Abuse
The death of the majority of the Native American population followed by the introduction of European diseases, mostly small pox.
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Common Influenza Report Abuse
“Common” Flu causes an average of 36,000 deaths each year in America, more than double the yearly deaths caused by AIDS.
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Typhus Report Abuse
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Plague of Justinian 541-542 Report Abuse
The first recorded instance of bubonic plague. At its height 10,000 people died each day in Constantinople.
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The Peloponnesian War Pestilence Report Abuse
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Antonine Plague 165-180 AD Report Abuse
Attributed to Cholera
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The Third Pandemic 1855-1950s Report Abuse
Another episode of the bubonic plague. This one killed 12 million in India and China alone. There were many episodes of bubonic plague after of the "Black Death" period in Europe. This nasty disease just wouldn't disappear.
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Polio Report Abuse
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