Challenge: COVID-19: Level 2

Watch at least four episodes of "The Great Courses: An Introduction to Infectious Diseases" on Kanopy. While not specifically about the pandemic we're currently facing, you'll learn more about others and the impact infectious diseases can have (and have had) on our lives.

Completing 4 Tasks will earn: 10 Points and a badge.


Check out the series "An Introduction to Infectious Diseases" on Kanopy.

Episode 1: The Dynamic World of Infectious Disease

Episode 2: Bacteria: Heroes and Villains

Episode 3: Viruses: Hijackers of Your Body’s Cells

Episode 4: Moldy Menaces and Fungal Diseases

Episode 5: Milestones in Infectious Disease History

Episode 6: Antibiotics: A Modern Miracle Lost?

Episode 7: Which Germs in Your Daily Life Matter?

Episode 8: Six Decades of Infectious Disease Challenges

Episode 9: Vaccines Save Lives

Episode 10: The Immune System: Our Great Protector

Episode 11: Zoonosis: Germs Leap from Animals to Humans

Episode 12: Tick-Borne Diseases: A Public Health Menace

Episode 13: Food-Borne Illness: What’s Your Gut Feeling?

Episode 14: Respiratory and Brain Infections

Episode 15: Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Blood Poisoning

Episode 16: STDs and Other Infections below the Belt

Episode 17: Stay Out of the Hospital!

Episode 18: The Nemesis of Mankind: HIV and AIDS

Episode 19: Malaria and Tuberculosis: Global Killers

Episode 20: Global Travel, War, and Natural Disasters

Episode 21: Influenza: Past and Future Threat

Episode 22: Bioterrorism: How Worried Should We Be?

Episode 23: Emerging and Reemerging Diseases

Episode 24: Outbreak! Contagion! The Next Pandemic!