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): Nancy Moreno, PhD, Barbara Tharp, MS, Deanne B. Erdmann, MS, Sonia Rahmati Clayton, PhD, and James P. Denk, MA
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Disease Prevention in Humans
Infectious Diseases Throughout History
Transmission of Infectious Diseases
Example of an Infectious Disease - AIDS
Reducing the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Emerging Infectious Diseases
What are Viruses Made Of?
What Organisms and Host Cells Do Viruses Infect?
The Reproductive Cycle of a Retrovirus—HIV
How Can Viral Diseases Be Prevented and Treated?
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