Infectious Diseases: Practice

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Watch this video to learn about the difference in diseases that are epidemic versus pandemic.

Watch the video to learn more about outbreaks and how they become epidemic or pandemic.

What is a virus and how do they work? In this video learn how they infect cells and reproduce, as well as some of the practical uses they have.

This video is a brief overview of Infectious Diseases. We will take a look at what they are, some terms used to describe characteristics of infectious diseases and different types.

Watch this video as it explains how vaccines work with a persons immune system to prevent people from getting sick.

In this video Kelwalin Dhanasarnsombut explains the history of vaccines and how they came to be an important part of societies ability to resistant certain diseases.

One hundred years ago, a new influenza virus appeared and swept across the globe, killing between 50 and 100 million people. Two NIAID experts, Dr. Jeffery Taubenberger and Dr. David Morens, discuss why the 1918 flu was so deadly, and what resurrecting the virus from preserved tissues has taught us.