8 Horrible Infectious Diseases Humanity Has Triumphed Over
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, there are a lot of people who have actually forgotten that human beings have triumphed over many infectious diseases that used to devastate many countries around the world. According to medical experts, millions of people have been saved every year from serious diseases due to various vaccines.
Of course, thanks to some medical geniuses, certain infectious diseases have been eradicated, namely that they have disappeared forever while others are still controlled with appropriate medicine, and fortunately, we are about to do the same with the novel coronavirus that has wreaked havoc all over the world.
However, believe it or not, the truth is that our history has been (and will always be) shaped by microbial catastrophes. In other words, our history reflects the struggle between people all over the world and these life threatening parasites. Thus, the difference between today’s world and the previous eras is that nowadays we are better able to deal with these serious diseases and the world has made immense progress against these microbes. For example, the infant mortality rate is lower today compared to any time in humanity’s history.
That being said, here are some horrible infectious diseases that humanity has triumphed over. Read on to find out more info!