Top 10 Most Deadly Diseases in the World


You know that cough you can’t seem to get rid of, or that pain in your lower back that has been troubling you for a few months now, what if they were more than simple inconveniences? Starting as symptoms of much lighter afflictions, many serious conditions will develop slowly but surely, taking out your immune system piece by piece, causing you a tremendous amount of pain in the process.

On the other hand, some of the deadliest diseases in the world have the potential to kill you within hours or even minutes. Over the next few minutes, we will do our best to remind ourselves of some of these diseases, conditions that regardless of how long it takes, will kill you if not taken care of in due time. So without further ado, here are the ten most dangerous deadly diseases in the world right now.

10Tuberculosis – 900,000 yearly deaths

Also known as TB, Tuberculosis kills an estimated 900,000 people every year. This particular condition is caused by a strand of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis which is an airborne disease that isn’t necessarily deadly if treated in time. This being said, some strains of TB are resistant to conventional treatments while some second-line drugs used to treat TB patients are themselves in short supply as well.