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Virus Hunter: Dr. John Epstein

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Title:

Virus Hunter: Dr. John Epstein

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/hhmi-bio-interactive-jon-epstein-spillover/hhmi-bio-interactive-jon-epstein-spillover/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Jon Epstein is a virus hunter - he chases viruses that can cause outbreaks of infectious disease. Follow Jon as he hunts the path of the Nipah virus from fruit bats to humans in Bangladesh. This video can be played during a lesson on major outbreaks and epidemics in the world.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 10-12
World Health
WH.1.1) Research the history of disease in the world.

a. Identify causes of major outbreaks and epidemics in the history of the world.

b. List major breakthroughs in the prevention and cure of disease.

c. Assess the effects of current health issues on world populations.

Tags: health careers, virus
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AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Michelle Frye