World's Deadliest Infectious Diseases

Using Case Fatality Rate as a basis (number of deaths/number of infections), provide the common disease name. e.g. use "Small Pox" instead of "Variola Major Virus"
Listed case fatality rates are for diseases in their untreated, and most virulent form
Use disease name, not virus name e.g. use "Small Pox" instead of "Variola Major Virus"
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_human_disease_case_fatality_rates
Please note this is not a comprehensive list of every infectious disease that can kill you.
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Case Fatality Rate
Disease
100%
Prion Disease
~100%
African Sleeping Sickness
~100%
Pneumonic Plague
~100%
Naegleria Fowleri
~100%
Rabies
~100%
Kala-Azar
65-95%
Small Pox
<90%
Marburg Virus Disease
80-90%
HIV/AIDS
60-90%
Ebola Virus Disease
<85%
Anthrax (pulmonary)
<80%
Lujo Virus Disease
<70%
Herpes B Virus Disease
<60%
H5N1 Influenza (Bird-Flu)
<60%
Tulerimia (Rabbit Fever)
Case Fatality Rate
Disease
~45%
MERS
43%
Tuberculosis
10-20%
Meningococcal Disease
~15%
Legionnaires Disease
1-15%
Lassa Fever
11%
SARS
<10%
Botulism
~5-10%
Diptheria
7.5%
Yellow Fever
1-5%
Dengue Fever
~3.7
Whooping Cough
~1-3%
Measles
<2%
Brucellosis
~0.3%
Malaria
<0.1%
Seasonal Influenza
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Level 80
Apr 7, 2016
Your source list admits to being incomplete. I'm pretty sure that cholera has a higher death rate than 0.1%.
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Level 63
Apr 7, 2016
Cholera is indeed higher than .01%, and so are many others - my goal was to provide a range. I've since made a note in the instructions to this point. Thanks.