A Healthy You Video Clip Collection
Communicable Diseases And MalariaStreaming Video - 2013
Hitting hardest in the developing world, microbial diseases can nevertheless show up anywhere and their impact is often extremely severe. Some microbes can cause significant birth defects if an infected woman passes the virus or bacteria to her unborn child. Arming viewers with information on microscopic bio-threats, this collection of six video clips explores many of the major global culprits. Each clip averages four minutes in length. Video clips include: Chicken Pox: This illness causes skin lesions that look like a chicken's peck marks, but in reality it has nothing to do with poultry! It is one of the most common childhood diseases and is caused by the Varicella-Zoster virus. Measles: One communicable illness that continues to affect many households in the world is measles. More than 20 million people are affected by this disease each year. Meningitis: Meningitis is a serious illness, and even with the advances in medicine today it is still prevalent throughout the world.