TOP 5 · Which dis­eases are the most com­mon?

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1 Cold

2-5 times a year. Most peo­ple get colds reg­u­larly. The ex­tremely con­ta­gious vi­ral dis­ease spreads via sneez­ing, cough­ing, and phys­i­cal con­tact. A num­ber of viruses spread the in­fec­tion that makes noses snotty.

DI­AR­RHOEA ONCE A YEAR 2

Di­ar­rhoea is a symp­tom of in­testi­nal in­fec­tion, poi­son­ing, etc. The con­di­tion is de­fined as three or more loose or liq­uid bowel mo­tions. Di­ar­rhoea can be lethal.

HERPES 60-90 % OF US 3

The ma­jor­ity of the world pop­u­la­tion are chron­i­cally in­fected by the herpes virus, that causes blis­ters of gen­i­tals and lips. Some never have symp­toms.

CARIES 50 % OF US 4

Tooth de­cay is due to plaque, that de­vel­ops acid over time, break­ing down teeth. The de­cay is known as caries. 1 in 2 peo­ple have at least one ex­am­ple.

ANAEMIA 25-50 % OF US 5

Anaemia is caused by too few oxy­gen­car­ry­ing red blood cells, and at least 25 % of us have it. The symp­toms are of­ten headaches, fa­tigue, weak­ness and dizzi­ness.

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