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Compreendendo o Zika e doenças emergentes (Coursera)

Através deste curso você vai saber porque tantas doenças que surgiram atualmente (doenças emergentes) são causadas por vírus, como elas surgem e se espalham. Veremos como vírus causadores de doenças entram em contato com o ser humano e como se espalham, principalmente aqueles transmitidos por mosquitos, como os vírus [...]

Reflections from 40 Years Fighting International Epidemics (Coursera)

May 13th 2024
Reflections from 40 Years Fighting International Epidemics (Coursera)
Course Auditing
Reflections on patients, policies, pan-epidemics, prose and medical humanities from a 40-year career fighting epidemics around the world by an infectious disease public health physician. Examples include HIV/AIDS, Anthrax, SARS, MERS, H5N1 and H1N1 influenza, Nipah, Ebola (with MSF 2014), Zika, Plague (with WHO 2017) and COVID-19. Working [...]

In the footsteps of Zika… approaching the unknown (Coursera)

Welcome to this on-demand MOOC “In the footsteps of Zika… approaching the unknown”. This MOOC has been produced by Université de Genève Institut Pasteur, Université Paris Descartes and Centre Virchow-Villermé. With the help of the intervention of faculty members and international experts, we will explore together the [...]

Preventing the Zika Virus: Understanding and Controlling the Aedes Mosquito (FutureLearn)

Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled. The Zika virus is suspected to be the cause of cases of microcephaly in newborns in South America, and this outbreak has now been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern [...]