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DISEASE/SPECIES NUMBER OF PEOPLE INFECTED WORLDWIDE NUMBER OF YEARLYDEATHS WORLDWIDE African trypanosomes 300,000-500,000 perhaps 65,000
 

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DISEASE/SPECIES NUMBER OF PEOPLE INFECTED WORLDWIDE NUMBER OF YEARLYDEATHS WORLDWIDE
African trypanosomes 300,000-500,000 perhaps 65,000
Amoebic dysentery unknown; 48 million with severe disease 70,000
Ascaris lumbricoides 1.47 billion perhaps 60,000
Brugia sp + Wuchereria 120 million unknown
Clonorchis sinensis 7 million unknown
Diphyllobothrium spp. 9 million unknown; few
Echinococcus sp 2.7 million unknown
Fasciola speices 2.4 million unknown; few
Fasciolopsis buski 210,000 unknown; few
Giardiasis 350 million unknown; few
Heterophyids 900,000 unknown; few
Hookworms 1.3 billion ca 70,000
Leishmaniasis 12 million unknown
Loa loa 13 million unknown; few
Malaria 300-500 million 1.5-2.7 million
Onchocercus volvulus 17.7 million unknown
Opisthorchis sp 10.3 million unknown
Paragonimus spp. 20.7 million unknown; few

  

Source: Allen, Judith - School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine