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Viral Infections

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Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body
From npr.org, produced by npr
An excellent animation showing how the flu is spread in the body. Students will love it and its 3:39 long duration holds their attention. A great overview to encourage students to take care to prevent such infections.
January 14, 2012 at 10:08 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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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Ages: 11 - 18
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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Ages: 11 - 18
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: 14 - 18
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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Influenza virus explained - how humans catch flu
From YouTube
This is a 2 minute animated video about influenza and how humans get the flu. It takes you on the journey of an influenza virus, how it is contracted, attack attacks, and ultimately departs from the cell of an infected person. (MHS gr7 1c)
April 14, 2010 at 08:00 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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