Diseases reportable to the CDC include:
- Arboviral diseases (diseases caused by viruses spread by mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, etc.) such as West Nile virus, eastern and western equine encephalitis.
What are the 5 most common infectious diseases?
The 5 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.
- Hepatitis C.
What are the 6 deadliest infectious diseases?
- Deadliest Contagious Diseases By Death Toll.
- Comparison point: As of Sept. 7, the number of reported deaths in the current Ebola epidemic is 2,218.
- HIV/AIDS: 1.6 million deaths.
- Tuberculosis: 1.3 million deaths.
- Pneumonia: 1.1 million children under the age of 5.
- Infectious Diarrhea: 760,000 children under the age of 5.
What is an infectious disease CDC?
CDC’s Infectious Disease National CentersThe center focuses on diseases that have been around for many years, emerging diseases (those that are new or recently identified), and zoonotic diseases (those spread from animals to people).
What are the 4 types of infectious diseases?
This article will focus on the most common and deadly types of infection: bacterial, viral, fungal, and prion.