An Introduction to Infectious Diseases

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An Introduction to Infectious Diseases

2015

Infectious diseases affect everyone. They account for 26% of all deaths worldwide, and unlike chronic diseases, they have the potential for explosive global impacts. In An Introduction to Infectious Diseases, get an accessible...

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Barry Fox M.D.

In This Series

The Dynamic World of Infectious Disease
Episode 1
The Dynamic World of Infectious Disease
Bacteria: Heroes and Villains
Episode 2
Bacteria: Heroes and Villains
Viruses: Hijackers of Your Body’s Cells
Episode 3
Viruses: Hijackers of Your Body’s Cells
Moldy Menaces and Fungal Diseases
Episode 4
Moldy Menaces and Fungal Diseases
Milestones in Infectious Disease History
Episode 5
Milestones in Infectious Disease History
Antibiotics: A Modern Miracle Lost?
Episode 6
Antibiotics: A Modern Miracle Lost?
Which Germs in Your Daily Life Matter?
Episode 7
Which Germs in Your Daily Life Matter?
Six Decades of Infectious Disease Challenges
Episode 8
Six Decades of Infectious Disease Challenges
Vaccines Save Lives
Episode 9
Vaccines Save Lives
The Immune System: Our Great Protector
Episode 10
The Immune System: Our Great Protector
Zoonosis: Germs Leap from Animals to Humans
Episode 11
Zoonosis: Germs Leap from Animals to Humans
Tick-Borne Diseases: A Public Health Menace
Episode 12
Tick-Borne Diseases: A Public Health Menace
Food-Borne Illness: What’s Your Gut Feeling?
Episode 13
Food-Borne Illness: What’s Your Gut Feeling?
Respiratory and Brain Infections
Episode 14
Respiratory and Brain Infections
Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Blood Poisoning
Episode 15
Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Blood Poisoning
STDs and Other Infections below the Belt
Episode 16
STDs and Other Infections below the Belt
Stay Out of the Hospital!
Episode 17
Stay Out of the Hospital!
The Nemesis of Mankind: HIV and AIDS
Episode 18
The Nemesis of Mankind: HIV and AIDS
Malaria and Tuberculosis: Global Killers
Episode 19
Malaria and Tuberculosis: Global Killers
Global Travel, War, and Natural Disasters
Episode 20
Global Travel, War, and Natural Disasters
Influenza: Past and Future Threat
Episode 21
Influenza: Past and Future Threat
Bioterrorism: How Worried Should We Be?
Episode 22
Bioterrorism: How Worried Should We Be?
Emerging and Reemerging Diseases
Episode 23
Emerging and Reemerging Diseases
Outbreak! Contagion! The Next Pandemic!
Episode 24
Outbreak! Contagion! The Next Pandemic!