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List of Diseases caused by Virus, Bacteria, Protozoa and Worm:


Types of Diseases:


Disease caused by Viruses:

1. Chicken pox - It is caused by Varicella-zoster virus.
2. Small Pox - It is caused by Variola virus.
3. Common Cold - It is caused by Rhinovirus.
4. AIDS (Acquired Immunono Deficiency Syndrome) - It is caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
5. Measles - It is caused by Measles virus.
6. Mumps - It is caused by Mumps virus.
7. Rabies - It is caused by Rabies virus (Rhabdoviridae family).
8. Dengue fever - It is caused by Dengue virus.
9. Viral encephalitis - It is an inflammation of the brain. It is caused by rabies virus, Herpes simplex, polio virus, measles virus, and JC virus.



Disease caused by Bacteria:

1. Whooping Cough - It is caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis.
2. Diphtheria - It is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
3. Cholera - It is caused by Vibrio cholerae.
4. Leprosy - It is caused by Mycobacterium leprae.
5. Pneumonia - It is caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
6. Tetanus - It is caused by Clostridium tetani.
7. Typhoid - It is caused by Salmonella typhi.
8. Tuberculosis - It is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
9. Plague - It is caused by Yersinia pestis.



Disease caused by Protozoans:

1. Malaria - It is spread by Anopheles mosquitoes. The Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria is neither a virus nor a bacteria - it is a single-celled parasite that multiplies in red blood cells of humans.
2. Amoebic dysentery - It is caused by Entamoeba histolytica.
3. Sleeping sickness - It is caused by Trypanosoma brucei.
4. Kala azar - It is caused by Leishmania donovani.



Disease caused by Worms:

1. Tapeworn - They are intestinal parasites. It cannot live live on its own. It survives within the intestine of an animal including human.
2. Filariasis - It is caused by thread-like filarial nematode worms. Most cases of filaria are caused by the parasite known as Wuchereria bancrofti.
3. Pinworm - It is caused by small, thin, white roundworm called Enterobius vermicularis.



Vitamins and Mineral Deficiency Diseases:

1. Anaemia - It is caused due to defiency of mineral Iron.
2. Ariboflavinosis - It is caused due to defiency of Vitamin B2.
3. Beri Beri - It is caused due to defiency of Vitamin B.
4. Goitre - It is caused due to defiency of Iodine.
5. Impaired clotting of the blood - It is caused due to defiency of Vitamin K.
6. Kwashiorkor - It is caused due to defiency of Protein.
7. Night Blindness - It is caused due to defiency of Vitamin A.
8. Osteoporosis - It is caused due to defiency of mineral Calcium.
9. Rickets - It is caused due to defiency of Vitamin D.
10. Scurvy - It is caused due to defiency of Vitamin C.