Once there, watch the videos listed. These videos introduce you to some of the major challenges facing scientists and doctors as they try to combat emerging, highly infectious, and resistant microbes.
When you watch the videos, make note of instances where the increased use of certain aseptic techniques and/or other human interventions or actions has actually led to a higher incidence of diseases resistant to current treatments or the emergence of infectious agents never seen before.
- In your discussion post, describe two instances of increased disease and the underlying causes. Explain how you think the medical and scientific community should respond.