Diseases and Epidemics
In the 1950s, vaccines were working, penicillin existed, and infectious disease seemed to be coming to an end. But, since then, more than 300 infectious diseases have newly emerged or re-emerged. Preventatives and cures are paramount.
An infectious disease which can cause dehydration and death.
A global pandemic 2020-2021.
Emerging in the 1980s HIV/AIDs was a terrifying pandemic.
A once very common viral infection, now rare thanks to immunisation.
A former global killer. Smallpox is the only disease humans have eliminated.
A bacterial infection that affects the lungs.
A way to protect and prevent disease.