S. Korea’s ‘pneumonia-like’ illness case unrelated to China outbreak: KCDC

South Korea’s Public Safety and Health Agency has confirmed a single pneumonia like illness case reported in the country this week is not related to the outbreak in China after conducting a so-called pan coronavirus test on a Chinese patient who recently visited Chinese city of Wuhan the Korea Centers of Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday that her […]

Exciting Announcements and Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. Today’s video is coming to you in three very special parts: business, exciting announcements, and mosquito-borne illnesses. Part one- business. So Hank, in last week’s video, I asked people if we should turn on pre-roll advertisements for Vlogbrothers, and then, if so, what we should do with that revenue. Tens of thousands of people responded, […]

Airplane illness!

There’s nothing like being stuffed into a cramped, hot airplane cabin to make you feel sick. In response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak that grounded hundreds of international flights, an NSF-funded research team at Florida State University set out to better understand the mechanics of how infectious diseases can spread on aircraft. Using the NSF/NCSA Blue Waters, one of the […]

What If SCP 610 Infected The Planet?

Now, any kind of worldwide virulent outbreak is, fictional or otherwise, a terrifying notion in its own right – but much like with many other things that it delivers us, that horrifying organisation known only as the SCP Foundation – has one particular plague that would hypothetically bring this planet to its knees in a flesh-based campaign of amorphous conglomeration. […]

Grace on Chronic Illness

I started experiencing daily fatigue and pain when I was kind of near the beginning of eighth grade so I guess I was 13. I just kind of progressively, like every couple months, I’d experience a new set of symptoms so it was this kind of cumulative effect. In January, I’d start experiencing like tingling on my face and then […]

Is Climate Change Aiding Spread Of Infectious Diseases?

>>>>PEGGY: THE PROLIFERATION OF DISEASE CARRYING INSECTS. AS MY GUEST STANLEY MALOY, DEAN OF SDSU’S COLLEGE OF SCIENCES EXPLAINS OUR WARMING WORLD HAS BOTH SCIENTIFIC AND ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS. STANLEY, THANKS SO MUCH FOR JOINING US. LET’S START WITH THE SCIENCE. A REPORT BY WORLD BANK RECENTLY FOUND THAT THE EARTH WILL BE ABOUT FOUR DEGREES HOTTER BY THE END OF […]

BIO153 Microbiology and Infectious Disease

My name’s Julia Lodge and I run the first year Microbiology and Infectious Diseases module. Now, for a lot of our students they haven’t done very much microbiology at school so a lot of the content of this module is new. Hopefully that makes it very interesting. So we start by introducing you to all the different types of micro-organisms. […]