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Not so long ago, it was almost guaranteed that you would die of an infectious disease. In fact, had you been born just 150 years ago, your chances of dying of an infectious disease before you've reached the tender age of 5 would have been extremely high. Since then, science has come a long way in understanding infectious diseases - what they are, how they spread, and how they can be prevented. But diseases like HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, or the flu are still major killers worldwide, and novel emerging diseases are a constant threat to public health. In addition, the bugs are evolving. Antibiotics, our most potent weapon against bacterial infections, are losing their power because the bacteria are becoming resistant. In this course, we'll explore the major themes of infectious diseases dynamics. After we’ve covered the basics, we'll be looking at the dynamics of the flu, and why we're worried about flu pandemics. We'll be looking at the dynamics of childhood diseases such as measles and whooping cough, which were once considered almost eradicated, but are now making a comeback. We'll explore Malaria, and use it as a case study of the evolution of drug resistance. We'll even be looking at social networks - how diseases can spread from you to your friends to your friends' friends, and so on. And of course we’ll be talking about vaccination too. We’ll also be talking about how mobile phones, social media and crowdsourcing are revolutionizing disease surveillance, giving rise to a new field of digital epidemiology. And yes, we will be talking about Zombies - not human zombies, but zombie ants whose brains are hijacked by an infectious fungus. We're looking forward to having you join us for an exciting course!...

최상위 리뷰

DA

2022년 1월 24일

Considero que es un excelente curso para introducirse al área de la epidemiología, ya sea para profesionales del área de la salud o personas que quieran tener un conocimiento general del tema.

DB

2016년 4월 22일

Can't fault this course at all and nor would I want to. Very interesting, brilliantly presented and the range of experts really enhanced it. It was engaging and made me keen to find out more.

필터링 기준:

Epidemics - the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases의 343개 리뷰 중 226~250

교육 기관: Steve R

2020년 4월 23일

Timely and very well presented science.

교육 기관: Janzu S A

2017년 5월 5일

Very good general vision of epidemics!

교육 기관: John I

2020년 7월 28일

Brilliant and so timely! More please!

교육 기관: Aniket K

2020년 5월 16일

Very helpful and informative course!!!

교육 기관: Ken J

2019년 2월 13일

This was a really well taught coURSE!

교육 기관: Gianguglielmo Z

2018년 6월 12일

Very very good course and very useful

교육 기관: Bhagwan D A

2017년 2월 15일

Another good course on Epidemiology!

교육 기관: Max L

2020년 9월 19일

now i know why coronavirus is scary

교육 기관: Prince M

2021년 9월 13일

best course about disease dynamics

교육 기관: Zobayda N

2020년 9월 17일

Great course for research purposes

교육 기관: Joseph C

2019년 7월 17일

Very interesting, and lots of fun!

교육 기관: Mariam A

2021년 5월 17일

thank you so much for this course

교육 기관: Illana C

2021년 4월 9일

Excelente! Super indico a todos!

교육 기관: Syeda S Z

2020년 5월 12일

Very informative and interesting

교육 기관: Tuan v L

2021년 1월 18일

Comprehensive and useful course

교육 기관: Carol H

2020년 6월 6일

Very informative and well-done.

교육 기관: Ajao A A

2020년 4월 30일

The course is very interesting

교육 기관: Sebastián G L S

2015년 11월 4일

Extremely interesting course!

교육 기관: Robert M

2020년 5월 13일

excellent entry level course

교육 기관: Margie W

2020년 4월 23일

Great info. Well-presented.

교육 기관: Seta J

2016년 1월 21일

Great course! Learned a lot!

교육 기관: 차정민

2015년 8월 30일

It is the most needed class.

교육 기관: Helen M

2022년 1월 29일

g​reat learning experience

교육 기관: WAJEEHA S

2021년 3월 6일

please view my certificate

교육 기관: Tetiana P

2020년 4월 26일

my favorite course so far.