Graph: WHO graph-Leading Infectious Killers
Caption: A column chart analyzes the leading infectious killers among Millions of deaths, worldwide, all ages, 1998.
The largest killer in those over the age of five is a close tie between Acute Respiratory Infections (including Pneumonia and Influenza) and Diarrheal Diseases. The largest killer in those under five is a close tie between Acute Respiratory Infections and AIDS.
Source: World Health Organization
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