What is the #1 infectious disease killer in the world?
In 2018, 1.7 billion people were infected by TB bacteria — roughly 23% of the world’s population. TB is the leading infectious disease killer in the world, claiming 1.5 million lives each year.
How does WHO define infectious disease?
Photo credit: WHOInfectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another.
How many people are killed by infectious diseases each year?
Infectious diseases kill over 17 million people a year: WHO warns of global crisis.
- What is the #1 infectious disease killer in the world?
- How does WHO define infectious disease?
- How many people are killed by infectious diseases each year?
- What percentage of deaths are from infectious disease?
- What are the 5 most common infectious diseases?
- How many people died from communicable diseases in 2019?
- Which communicable diseases cause the most deaths?
- Who is the top infectious disease doctor in the United States?
- What regions of the world have the highest rates of death caused by communicable diseases?
- Who is the leading cause of death in 2030?
- What country has the most infectious diseases?
- Which country has the least diseases?
- Which is the healthiest race in the world?
- What is the healthiest ethnicity?
- Who are the healthiest people on earth?
- Why do the Japanese live longer?
- Which country is the fittest?
- What ethnicity lives the longest?
- Where do the healthiest people live?
- Do vegans live longer?