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Alexis is correct; Ebola is a liquid based virus and can no more become air born than zebras can fly (not my quote). At a recent lecture on health care and hospital readiness for viral threats, I’ll quote the lead doctor when I say “when making a list of the top ten infectious diseases to worry about, Ebola wouldn’t make the first 4 pages”.


The common cold has no cure. Scientists have been trying for centuries to find the cure, which would undoubtedly make our lives easier. However, the common cold has nothing on these 10 infectious diseases. The diseases are, for lack of a better word, so viral that there is a high percentage chance that you will die from the complications. Some of these diseases have vaccinations, some have ...


Top 10 infectious diseases stories in 2017. December 27, 2017 ... Infectious Disease News has compiled a list of the 10 most popular stories in infectious disease over the past year:


One of the most contagious of all infectious diseases, measles (also called rubeola) causes a characteristic red rash on the skin. Other symptoms of this viral disease are similar to that of the ...


Three infectious diseases were ranked in the top ten causes of death worldwide in 2016 by the World Health Organization. They are lower respiratory infections (3.0 million deaths), diarrheal diseases (1.4 million deaths), and tuberculosis (1.3 million deaths). HIV/AIDS, which was previously on the list, has dropped from the global list of the ...


Infectious diseases affect billions of people around the globe annually. According to WHO and the CDC, these infectious diseases are the five most common.


Do you know what disease caused the most deaths worldwide? Here are the top ten deadliest diseases in the world. Coronary artery disease, lower respiratory infections, and diabetes are just some ...


Number of emergency department visits with infectious and parasitic diseases as the primary diagnosis: 3.7 million; Number of emergency department visits resulting in hospital admission with a principal hospital discharge diagnosis of infectious and parasitic diseases: 280,000