7 Diseases to Be Aware of ...


7 Diseases to Be Aware of  ...
7 Diseases to Be Aware of  ...

I am going to give you 7 diseases that you should be aware of. By reading this stuff, it makes me afraid to go out into public, but I am not going to coop myself up in my apartment just because of it, but these are still something that you should be aware of.

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Smallpox Photo Credit: Laurel714

This is the first disease that a immunization was developed for. This is a serious and infectious disease that causes small bumps all over the skin.



It is said that each year, 260,000 deaths are caused by Diphtheria. There is an immunization that has been developed for this disease as well. This is an upper respiratory tract illness that is caused by Corynebacterium Diphtheriae.


Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B Photo Credit: TheGiantVermin

Every year, 1.2 million deaths are caused by Hepatitis B. An immunization has also developed for this one. This virus affects the liver. It has caused epidemics in parts of Africa and Asia.



Yes, there is an immunization or this one too. This is a very contagious illness, so if you have the chance to get the shot for it and you believe in immunizations, then you may want to go for it.


Whooping Cough

Whooping Cough Photo Credit: These Days in French Life

Yearly, 990,000 people die over whooping cough. An immunization can be given for this also. This is characterized by severe coughing spells that end in a whooping noise when the person breathes.


Bubonic Plague

This is thought to be a disease from the past. The most noticeable signs are swollen lymph glands. Other symptoms include continuous blood vomiting, heavy breathing, extreme pain, aching limbs and coughing.


Herpes Virus

Herpes Virus Photo Credit: effekt!

This is an STD that does not have a cure. Today, you will find treatment that you can do on yourself at home to help relieve genital herpes. Herpes can take place on the genitals. Do you think a cure for this disease even exists?

Those are 7 diseases to be aware of. They happen when you least expect it and when the doctor breaks the news to you, it may come as a surprise. Do you have any information on these diseases that you would like to share with us?

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