Dangerous and deadly viruses have been affecting the human race for as long as we have existed, yet as the world continues to grow and develop, so do more and more viruses and illnesses.
The Zika virus is probably one of the most recent outbreaks to impact us, which is spread through mosquito bites and can severely impact pregnant women and their babies.
Thanks to the progress of medical research and the development of vaccinations and treatments, many of these viruses can be prevented, cured or managed effectively, including Polio, Measles and Smallpox.
However, even in the modern world, with the complex scientific and medical technology available to us, there are still a number of these viruses that continue to test us.
Clinell Direct have provided detailed information about six of the world’s deadliest viruses in the infographic below, which scientists and doctors are striving to bring to an end.