Diseases and infections that can kill you within 24 hours
If you notice symptoms, get help immediately!
Before modern medicine existed, many infectious diseases spread quickly and unapologetically, wiping out significant numbers of people in relatively short periods of time.
Even today, it is still possible to contract aggressive diseases and infections that can kill you within the short span of a day if left untreated. Browse through some of them in this gallery!
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age