• Question: How many diseases are there in the entire world? (Not including extinct ones)

    Asked by Captain Quark to Danny on 16 Nov 2018.
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      Danny Ward answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      This number will always grow as we are constantly finding new diseases everyday. Different science organisations have predicted different disease numbers. The world health organisation estimates there are 30 000 known diseases while other organisations suggest closer to 100 000! 🏥🔬⚕️