IELTS TASK 1


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The graph depicts the development of some illnesses for children from 1950 to 2000 in a developing country. There are four diseases in this graph which consist of AIDS, Malaria, Smallpox and Tubercolosis.

To begin with, the highest disease in 1950 was Malaria at around 14.000.000 cases. The trend decreased significantly at approximately 10 million cases in 1960. After that, the number of malaria disease fell gradually from around 80 million in 1970 to 60 million in 1990. In 2000, children who suffered Malaria went up slightly by 1 million.

Furthermore, it can be seen that the second largest illness in 1950 was Smallpox. The number decreased rapidly from around 12 million in 1950 cases to 6 million kids suffered this disease in 1970. However, the last 20 years, smallpox disappeared in that periods.  The difference trend was Tubercolosis disease. In 1950, there was 8 million children who got Tubercolosis. Then, the trend was fluctuation over those periods. The least tubercolosis cases was in 1980 only around 2 million cases.

The new disease in developing countries was AIDS. This disease started to spread in many countries from 1980. There was 6 million cases who children suffered AIDS in 1980. The number rose slightly at 8 million in 1990. Then, there was a rapid increase in 2000 at around 10 million cases.

In brief, the highest disease during childhood in 1950 was Malaria, but the trend still decreased until 2000. Meanwhile, AIDS was new disease in developing countries. The number of AIDS sufferer grew continually until 2000.

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