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10 Deadliest Diseases

With poverty comes poor education, poor sanitation and lack of access to medical care, which all lead to the proliferation of disease.

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10. Syphilis


Over 12 million people worldwide are diagnosed with syphilis, mainly in the poorest parts of the world. About 157,000 people die each year from syphilis, most of whom are infants that catch the disease from their mothers during birth.

2. Malaria


Malaria is transmitted via mosquitoes and is said to kill a child in Africa every 30 seconds. An estimated 4 million people die every year due to malaria, making it one of the world’s single deadliest diseases.

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