Six Decades of Infectious Disease Challenges
Lecture no. 8 from the course: An Introduction to Infectious Diseases
Taught by Professor Barry C. Fox | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Track the history of infectious diseases decade by decade: the easily cured childhood illnesses of the 50s, the diseases spread by risky behaviors in the 60s, and the outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in the late 70s, followed by the tragedies of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, in the 80s and 90s.