Illness is one of the worst ways the human population is lessened. Thousands of people die each year as a result of several unstoppable diseases.
Throughout the history of human beings, man has suffered a lot from illnesses. Below is a list of the worst illnesses in the world.
The Worst illnesses of all time
This disease has killed over 25million people since 1981. It is a collection of infections and symptoms that result from a critical damage to the immune system. The HIV causes the disease, in the later stages of this disease; one is left susceptible to opportunistic diseases and tumours. There is currently no cure for this disease.
This disease is currently raging the West Africa at an alarming rate. This haemorrhagic fever is very severe and fatal to human beings. It is transmitted from wild animals to people then from human to human. Signs and symptoms start to show up typically between 2 days and three weeks after one has contracted the disease. Symptomps include a sore throat, fever, headaches and mascular pain. Rash diarrhoea and vomiting then follow. The virus can spread by direct contact with the body fluids.
-The black death
It is one of the most deadly pandemics in the history of human beings. It is believed to have originated from the plains in central Asia. According to various sources, the contemporary accounts of this plague are impressive and varied. However, there is a common symptom, the appearance of the Gav ACI LOS or the buboes in the groin, armpits or the neck, these areas oozed pus and also bled when they were opened.
This illness is a contagious disease that is unique to human beings. It is caused by either of two viruses, that is, the variola minor or the variola major. The minor virus causes a mild form of the disease and hardly kills its victims. Characteristic skin scars are usually the long term effects for the survivors of this disease. Other rare side effects include blindness and infertility. Up to date, this disease has been eradicated from nature.
Is mainly a disease of fleas and rodents. Infection usually occurs when one is bitten by a flea or an infected rodent. Most severe outbreaks of the plague are often started when another disease outbreaks among the rodents or the number of rodents increase.
There are a number of the worst illnesses in the world. However, these feature among the top and have proved to be deadly enough to take out millions of people within a short time. in most cases, cure is not an option making it even harder to tackle these diseases.