What are Common Diseases Right Now?

Regardless of the type of medical professional you are, you need to be educated on the common diseases right now. The only way to see what diseases are truly widespread is by analyzing reports and studies over time. This blog is going to break down some of the diseases that have been given so much attention recently such as cancer and diabetes, but also touch on some other important factors such as common conditions and preventative care.

Flu season is in full swing, and have you been wondering what’s “in” right now? Common diseases are always changing with new ones popping up every year.

What are Common Diseases Right Now?

There are several common diseases in the world today. Because some of them are caused by viruses, others by bacteria, and some by parasites.

Here is a list of some of the most common diseases in the world today:


This disease is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). It can spread through sexual contact, blood transfusions, or from an infected mother to her baby during pregnancy or delivery.

2. Tuberculosis (TB):

TB is spread through coughing, sneezing, or even spitting into the air when you have an active case of TB. It can also spread by touching objects that have contaminated with TB bacteria such as towels used to wipe your mouth after coughing or spitting into them without washing your hands afterward first before touching other things like door handles or telephone receivers afterward next!

3. Influenza:

Influenza is often called “flu” because it causes flu-like symptoms such as fatigue (feeling tired all day long), fever (fever above 100 degrees Fahrenheit), muscle aches/pain around joints; dry cough; sore throat; runny nose with clear mucus drainage from nostrils; headache; decreased appetite/weight loss.

Many diseases are currently affecting people all over the world.

Some of these diseases include:

  • AIDS
  • Cancer
  • Genital herpes
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Shingles (herpes zoster)