Deadly Diseases Prevented By Vaccines?

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:

  • diphtheria.
  • tetanus.
  • pertussis (whooping cough)
  • poliomyelitis (polio)
  • measles.
  • mumps.
  • rubella.
  • 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

  1. Diphtheria.
  2. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  3. Hepatitis A.
  4. Hepatitis B.
  5. Influenza (flu)
  6. Measles.
  7. Mumps.
  8. 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.
  • Malaria.
  • Meningitis.
  • HIV.
  • Measles.

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