Is Leprosy contagious?
No, leprosy is not contagious. Although this was a popular idea in the past, it has been proved wrong time and time again.
I've never heard of a human transfer H5N1 to another human. Are you sure it's contagious?
Yes, there have been cases where humans have spread it to other humans. The most commonly-heard of are the cases where birds spread it to humans, or another animal spreads it to humans. It is true that this happens, but scientists are anticipating that the virus will mutate to be successfully spread throughout humans.
What are the TOP 3 contagious killers in the world?
HIV/AIDS is #1, followed by Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Wow! Tuberculosis is the #2 killer in the WORLD?
Yes, it is. With HIV topping the charts, TB is a close second. Why? Tuberculosis hits people with HIV the hardest since they have little or no immunation to it.
How is cholera spread?
Cholera is spread through infected water.
A lot of these diseases here aren't that big of a deal, are they?
Actually, most of them are. Diseases like Diptheria, Avian Flu, Cholera, and HIV can seriously threaten a person's health if not treated early. Never underestimate a contagious disease.