Infectious diseases probably have always afflicted humans, and they remain a leading cause of death worldwide. Christine Herrmann, PhD, discusses the history of disease research, the infectious agents (or pathogens) that cause disease and how they are transmitted, and how we can reduce the spread of disease.
Author(s): Christine Herrmann, PhD
Introduction to Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases - Definitions
Infectious Diseases as a Cause of Death
Infectious Diseases Throughout History
Infectious Disease Agents
Transmission of Infectious Diseases
Phases of Infectious Disease
Types of Infectious Disease
How Infectious Agents Cause Disease
Example of an Infectious Disease - Flu
Example of an Infectious Disease - AIDS
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