Conflicting information about the coronavirus is abundant. The risks of the disease, its severity, even its origins seem to be in dispute. A renowned doctor has partnered with The Great Courses to set things straight.
Infectious diseases touch the lives of everyone on the planet, and now with the emergence of COVID-19, this is more true than ever. On a worldwide scale, infectious diseases account for 26% of all deaths, second only to cardiovascular diseases. And unlike chronic diseases, infectious diseases are unique in their potential for explosive global impacts. Throughout these 24 free video lectures, Dr. Barry Fox delivers clear and up-to-date information on dozens of infectious diseases—from where they originate, to how they spread, to how we can overcome their devastating effects.
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