VECTOR

The most common vectors are insects however other vectors can be animal or human transmission.

Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis)

Estimated global prevalence: 100 million

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Dengue

Estimated global prevalence: 50-100 million

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Food-borne Trematodiases

Estimated global prevalence: 50-60 million

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Onchocerciasis

Estimated global prevalence: 20-30 million

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Trachoma

Estimated global prevalence: 20 million

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Leishmaniasis

Estimated global prevalence: 10 million

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Chagas Disease

Estimated global prevalence: 10 million

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Cysticercosis

Estimated global prevalence: 2-3 million

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Leprosy

Estimated global prevalence: 0.5 million

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Echinococcosis

Estimated global prevalence: 0.3 million

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Rabies

Estimated global prevalence: <0.1 million

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Human African Trypanosomiasis

Estimated global prevalence:<0.1 million

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Buruli Ulcer

Estimated global prevalence: <0.1 million

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Yaws and Endemic Treponematoses

Estimated global prevalence: not determined

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