Category Archives: Defense Against Infections Diseases
This one passed me by, being out of the country, but I found out more when I read that Queen were writing a new album and going on tour.
Why is this important?
Well, it’s Queen and it’s a HIV campaign video for a start. And we all know two things:
1. You can’t be a proper scientist if you don’t like Queen.
2. Erm… that’s it.
A nice news story about bacteria on cellphones. Must have been a slow week in Albuquerque.
Nice, simple animations here:
Aimed at the panicky classes after the Wakefield/MMR-autism fiasco- so are quite basic- but raise some points for discussion.
The rest of the NHS immunisation site contains some good, clear information on vaccination schedules and the various diseases covered.
Phagocytic leukocyte having a gobble:
Immune response animation. Good plenary.
Cell mediated immune response:
Here’s a nice two-parter of the VSO’s work on HIV/AIDS in Mozambique:
This is a bit dry, but raises a number of good issues about the transmission and social implications of HIV/AIDS.
Here’s Tim & Moby’s take on HIV. Nice and colourful:
And here’s a good one, though big, from NOVA: