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How Many People Die Yearly Worldwide From Lyme Disease
A condition caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu-like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnoses are not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more
Very few: less than 1% in some reports, but that's dependent on several factors, immune status of the host, age, newborns suffer more, and whether there are complications like spread of infection to the spinal cord/brain itself, again this is rare in an immune competent subject, it is essentially a benign disease, wish you all luck ...Read more
Mad cow disease: Mad cow disease (bse) affects cattle, and when it affects humans it is called variant creutzfeldt-jakob disease (vcjd). It is believed to be caused by a specific type of misfolded protein called a prion. Most cases worldwide are reported in the uk. By october 2009, it had killed 166 people in the uk, and 44 elsewhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: In the late stages of alzheimer's disease the body's vital functions break down. The body "forgets" how to swallow, the muscles grow rigid. The person starts to aspirate, they develop pneumonias, pressure ulcers and other infections that eventually kills them. It's important for patients and their families to talk with their doctor about an advanced directive before that happens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follow this link: This link will provide you with a large amount of data along these lines. http://patient.info/doctor/epidemiology-of-coronary-heart-disease Cheers! ...Read more
Estimate 25K/yr: Your House of Commons in 2005 estimated that 25,000 men & women die every year from hospital acquired venous thromboembolism. So while we don't die directly from deep vein thrombosis, death can occur when blood clot breaks free & blocks blood flow in lungs eg pulmonary embolism. Unfortunately, I could not determine breakdown by age http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG92/chapter/introduction. ...Read more
Heart Disease: Approximately 611,105. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htmGet a more detailed answer ›
Global TB deaths: See: http://www.who.int/gho/tb/epidemic/cases_deaths/en/ "Estimated: 1.1 million (0.98–1.3 million) HIV-negative people died from TB and 0.36 million (0.31–0.41 million) HIV-positive people died from TB." ...Read more
Heart disease No. 1!: Heart disease is the number 1 killer world wide, followed by stroke. See the rest of the top 10 causes of death internationally here: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs310/en/ ...Read more
How many people contracted sars worldwide during the 2003 outbreak? How many people died of sars worldwide?
Looks like: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/10/50 8422 cases and 916 deaths.Get a more detailed answer ›
Http://www.who.int/gho/hiv/epidemic_status/deaths_text/en/: It depends that is from teh World Health Organization The drop in HIV-related mortality is especially evident in the regions with the greatest burden of HIV infection, including the WHO African Region, home to about three in four people dying from HIV-related causes in 2013. An estimated 1.1 million [1.0 – 1.3 million] people died in the African Region from HIV-related causes in 2013, 24% fewer ...Read more
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