Salmonella Type: Bacterial Geography: Worldwide, most common in Europe Cases Per Year: 93.8 million Fatality Rate: 0.2% First Discovered: 1885 by Theobald Smith and Daniel

Drug Resistant N. gonnorhoeae

Drug Resistant N. gonnorhoeae Type: Bacterial Geography: Worldwide; most common in the United States and Western Europe Cases Per Year: 98 million Fatality Rate: 1%

Drug Resistant C. difficile

Drug Resistant C. difficile Type: Bacterial Geography: North America, Europe, Australia Cases Per Year: 453,000 Fatality Rate: 6% First Discovered: 2005 in the United States

Drug Resistant MRSA

Drug Resistant MRSA Type: Bacterial Geography: Global Cases Per Year: 120,000 Fatality Rate: 16% First Discovered: 1960 in the UK by microbiologist Patricia Jevens Methicillin-resistant

Drug Resistant CRE

Drug Resistant CRE Type: Bacterial Geography: United States, Australia Cases Per Year: 4,500 Fatality Rate: up to 50% First Discovered: 1996 in North Carolina, United


SARS-CoV-2 Type: Viral Geography: Worldwide Cases Per Year: 13 million at time of publication (but the number of cases continues to rise significantly) Fatality Rate:


Hantavirus Type: Viral Geography: Americas, Europe, Southeast Asia Cases Per Year: 150,000 Fatality Rate: up to 15% (HFRS), 38% (HPS) First Discovered: 1950s in Korea


Chikungunya Type: Viral Geography: Africa, Asia, India, the Americas Cases Per Year: 300,000 Fatality Rate: < 1% First Discovered: 1952 in Tanzania Chikungunya is a

Adenovirus 14

Adenovirus 14 Type: Viral Geography: United States Cases Per Year: 1 to 140 Fatality Rate: 5% First Discovered: 2007 in the United States Adenoviruses cause

Influenza 2009 H1N1

Influenza 2009 H1N1 Type: Viral Geography: Worldwide Cases Per Year: 491,432 Fatality Rate: <1% First Discovered: 2009 in Veracruz, Mexico In the spring of 2009,