List of the deadliest Pandemics/Outbreaks in the human history

List of the deadliest Pandemics/Outbreaks in the human history

With the human development and civilization different pandemics have got their way out, to create massive disasters. The list is as given below:

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Pandemics History

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Names                        

Time period         

 Type/ pre human  

Death toll Host 

Antonine plague

165_180

Small pox or measles

5 M

Japanese small pox epidemic disease

735_737

Variola virus

1 M

Plague of Justinian 

541_542

Yersinia bacteria,

Rats

30_50M

Black death

1347_51

Yersinia Rats etc

200M

New worldly small pox outbreak

1520_15..onward

Variola major viruses

56M

Plague of London

1665

Yersinia pests

100 thousands

Italian plague

1629_31

Yersinia pests, bacteria, rats

1 M

Cholera pandemic

1817_1923

Vibrio cholera

1M above

Third kind of plague

1885

Yersinia

12M above

Yellow fever

Late 1800

Mosquitoes/virus

100-200 thousand 

Russian flu kind

1889_1890

H2N2, Avian origin

1 million above

Spanish flu kind

1819_1919

H1N1and pigs

40_50M

Asian flu kind

1957_58

H2N2

1.1M

Hong Kong flu kind

1968_70

H3N2

1M

HIV/AIDS

1981_above till present

Chimpanzees

25_35M

Swine flu kind

2009-10

Pigs

200 thousands 

SARS disease

2002-2003

Corona virus/bats

770

Ebola virus

2014-2016

Ebola/wild animals

11000

MERS disease

2015-till present 

Corona/bats,camels

850

Covid_19

2019_unknown end

Corona ,unknown, possibly pangolins

166,300 yet not stopped

 

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Maryam Qureshi - May 13, 2020, 11:38 AM - Add Reply

very nice and informative

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