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Voltar para Epidemias - A Dinâmica das Doenças Infecciosas

Comentários e feedback de alunos de Epidemias - A Dinâmica das Doenças Infecciosas da instituição Universidade Estadual da Pensilvânia

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Sobre o curso

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!...

Melhores avaliações


22 de abr de 2016

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.


12 de mai de 2017

It is a wonderful course , I have gain and updated my Knowledge in the area of Epidemics and Infectious Disease, Thanks to the Course organizers and most effective presentations . Dr Shivaji

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por Sofya P

22 de fev de 2021

Great course! Interesting, fascinating and informative.

por Geoffrey H

1 de abr de 2020

Easy format to learn and very relevant to today's issues

por Omar A

7 de jan de 2016

A very informative and well made course. A big thanks :)

por Davydova V V

7 de fev de 2021

Спасибо большое разработчикам за такой интересный курс!

por Jackeline N

21 de mai de 2017

Very useful information delivered in a instigating way!

por Nastassja F B A

29 de mar de 2016

The course was taught in a simple and effective manner.

por basem m s

16 de nov de 2015

very very interesting course.

i can't wait finishing it.

por Scott56

19 de ago de 2015

This is the best epidemiology course I have ever taken.

por Angélica E

7 de jul de 2020

Excelente curso!! muy dinamito, datos muy interesantes

por Teo C Y

20 de jun de 2016

Interesting, informative and easy to understand. Good!

por Virginia F

18 de jan de 2021

Very good course. The Faculty members are excellent.

por Catherine C

14 de out de 2016

Great for beginners and a good review of the basics!

por Daniela R R

28 de ago de 2015

Great content presented in a very comprehensive way!

por Anoop M

29 de mai de 2020

Presentation well achieved.

The quiz are appropriate


27 de mai de 2020

Knowledge gained will definitely help me in future

por Mark E S

11 de ago de 2020

An excellent exposition on diseases and infection

por Yoonjeong C

12 de abr de 2020

I loved the layout, content, and animations of th

por Uener R d S

3 de jun de 2017

It's a great and interesting course. I recommend.

por Julia L C G

26 de jul de 2020

Very good course! A diverse and quality content!

por Diana H

8 de dez de 2015

Excellently presented by interesting lecturers.

por Vinutha.S.R

4 de jul de 2020

enlightening course!!! Thanks for the speakers


24 de mai de 2022

Timely relevant and very comprehensive course

por Adrii G

19 de jun de 2020

This course was amazing and very educational!

por Tahir H

19 de jan de 2020

good knowledge about the infectious diseases

por Quentin L T

8 de abr de 2018

Great course, great professors. Thank you !