Learn How Infectious Disease Has Shaped Our Planet
This course will take you on a voyage through the fascinating world of infectious diseases. We will travel through the centuries right up to current outbreak’s new, emerging, and often deadly diseases. We will travel side-by-side with germs as they hitch rides by land, sea and air, spreading their virulence worldwide. With many germs around us daily, this course will identify the beneficial ones and help you avoid or destroy the ones that cause disease.
Dynamic World of Infectious Disease
Dive into the fascinating stories behind three notorious diseases: bubonic plague, malaria, and polio. See how scientists of the time were able to discover the causes of these diseases and develop effective treatments. Also, learn why infectious diseases are still a pressing issue for our society, despite our advances in science and technology. Continue reading with a Health Awarenesss Membership.
3 Virus Hijackers of Your Body's Cells
Zoom in to see a particle 100 times smaller than bacteria: the virus, which can replicate inside living cells. Follow the life cycle of a virus as you see what viruses like HIV and Ebola do to host cells. Meet two germs that fall between bacteria and viruses - the spirochete and rickettsia. Continue reading with a Health Awarenesss Membership.
What Your Membership Includes
By joining the Health Awarenesss membership, you will receive immediate access to a wide range of articles that are written to help you learn about the fascinating ways in which infectious disease has shaped our planet and our lives: