The most common and serious vaccine-preventable diseases tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO) are: diphtheria, Haemophilus influenzae serotype b infection, hepatitis B, measles, meningitis, mumps, pertussis, poliomyelitis, rubella, tetanus, tuberculosis, and yellow fever.
What diseases can be prevented by vaccines?
Vaccine preventable diseases currently include:
- pertussis (whooping cough)
- poliomyelitis (polio)
- haemophilus influenzae type b infections.
What deadly diseases have vaccines stopped?
In the United States, a long list of diseases have been nearly eradicated by vaccines: diphtheria, bacterial influenza, measles, mumps, rubella, and tetanus, among others.
What are the eight diseases which vaccines can prevent?
The Diseases Vaccines Prevent
- Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
- Hepatitis A.
- Hepatitis B.
- Influenza (flu)
- Pertussis (Whooping cough)
What are the 6 killer diseases?
Childhood mortality: six killer diseases and how to stop them
- Pneumonia. Pneumonia, usually caused by a bacterial infection, is a disease in which the air sacs in the lungs become inflamed and fill up with fluid.
- Diarrhoea. Diarrhoea is caused by an infection in the intestinal track.