What Are The Most Common Diseases?

So, without further ado, here are the five most common infectious diseases.

  • Hepatitis B. According to current statistics, hepatitis B is the most common infectious disease in the world, affecting some 2 billion people — that’s more than one-quarter of the world’s population.
  • Malaria.
  • Hepatitis C.
  • Dengue.
  • Tuberculosis.

What are the top 10 most common diseases?

  1. Unintentional injuries.
  2. Chronic lower respiratory disease.
  3. Stroke and cerebrovascular diseases.
  4. Alzheimer’s disease. Deaths in 2017: 121,404.
  5. Diabetes. Deaths in 2017: 83,564.
  6. Influenza and pneumonia. Deaths in 2017: 55,672.
  7. Kidney disease. Deaths in 2017: 50,633.
  8. Suicide. Deaths in 2017: 47,173.

What are the most common infectious diseases?

Common Infectious Diseases

  • Chickenpox.
  • Common cold.
  • Diphtheria.
  • E. coli.
  • Giardiasis.
  • HIV/AIDS.
  • Infectious mononucleosis.
  • Influenza (flu)

What are the 4 types of diseases?

There are four main types of disease: infectious diseases, deficiency diseases, hereditary diseases (including both genetic diseases and non-genetic hereditary diseases), and physiological diseases. Diseases can also be classified in other ways, such as communicable versus non-communicable diseases.

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