How do pathogens make us sick?
How does an infection lead to symptoms and illness? What specific mechanisms do microbes use to damage host cells? This unit emphasizes how pathogens lead to impairment of host systems via disrupting structure and function.
Lesson 6: Designing an antiviral drug – the challenge of HIV
Lesson 7: Putting together the strategies pathogens use – what kind are you?
Do Online: Unit 4 Multimedia
Infectious Disease Blog: Unit 4 Further Reading