The 10 Most Common Bacterial Disease Varieties

2. Pneumonia

Common Bacterial Disease

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Pneumonia is so common that it affects roughly one percent of the world’s total population. Pneumonia originates from a range of different bacteria and viruses. Due to the widespread effect, Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death in the United Stated. It results in 54,000 annual fatalities out of the approximate 1.1 million people hospitalized each year. Most deaths are adult cases, although pneumonia prevention is possible by means of vaccines. People over the age of five, but under the age of sixty-five are at risk. The risk factor increases when you are a smoker, or if you have a history of heart disease or diabetes. Cholera results in fever, constant coughing and a general difficulty breathing as it’s primary symptoms.

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