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Viral Infections

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Polio pt2
From classroomclips.org
Poliomyelitis, also known as infantile paralysis, is a viral infection of the intestinal tract that sometimes can attack the central nervous system and lead to severe muscular paralysis. After the 1916 outbreak, the United States averaged 21,000 para... [more]
May 21, 2010 at 03:47 PM
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American Experience: The Polio Crusade
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
In the summer of 1950 Wytheville, VA realized the nation's worst medical fears. An outbreak of Infantile Paralysis, commonly known as Polio, swept through a small town of 5,500 in which 40 percent of residents had not yet reached their eighteenth bir... [more]
February 10, 2011 at 03:11 PM
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Crazy History Lesson: How the Rabies Vaccine Came to Be
From youtube.com, produced by National Geographic
A bite from a rabid dog was once a death sentence. Now, we have a 19th-century human experiment to thank for the rabies vaccine. (00:50)
July 6, 2016 at 10:57 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Where Did Viruses Come From?
From YouTube, produced by PBS Eons
There are fossils of viruses, of sorts, preserved in the DNA of the hosts that they’ve infected. Including you. This molecular fossil trail can help us understand where viruses came from, how they evolved and it can even help us tackle the biggest qu... [more]
January 16, 2020 at 07:03 PM
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Polio, Part 1
From classroomclips.org
Content: Poliomyelitis is a viral infection of the intestinal tract. Most cases of polio were mild: headache, fever, sore throat, and depression--with the patient usually recovering within three or four days. In fewer and more serious cases, the viru... [more]
May 21, 2010 at 03:44 PM
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What Happens When a Human Gets Rabies?
From YouTube, produced by Seeker
Rabies has been scaring populations for thousands of years, but it's scary for more reasons than just a painful bite. Once the virus is inside us, it not only destroys our body, but damages our mind, and it can happen fast, or lay dormant for years b... [more]
May 20, 2019 at 10:03 AM
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Measles Explained — Vaccinate or Not?
From YouTube, produced by Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Everybody is talking about Measles – but what does the virus actually do in the body? Is it really so harmful that you need a vaccination? We go deep into the body of an infected person and see what Measles does and how the immune system reacts to it... [more]
March 28, 2020 at 10:42 AM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Most Effective Way To Kill A Virus (Education not Medical Diagnostics)
From YouTube, produced by The Infographics Show
You wake up one morning and are just feeling wiped out. You're under the weather and only getting worse. You're sick. You go to the doctor for a shot, medicine -- anything to make you feel better, but you get the bad news that it's a viral infection,... [more]
April 2, 2020 at 03:37 PM
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