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Pandemic Series: The Science Behind The 1918 Influenza Virus
Join me in learning about the science, the history, the course, and the eradication/treatment of the Influenza virus of 1918.
Dr. Gail Pinto, PhD
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The past can help us understand the present and prepare for the future. In this science based class, we will learn about The Influenza virus of 1918 also called the Spanish Influenza. We will explore where it came from and how it spread, the reason it spread so quickly and tragically, the reason it killed most in its wake. We will also examine what lessons were learned from the Influenza pandemic that would help to deal with future infectious diseases. We will also consider and brain storm...
As a neuroscientist, I have extensive experience in biology, especially in the area of viruses. I have worked in research and clinical laboratories on the simian- and human-immunodeficiency virus. I teach 4 classes on the new coronavirus that causes COVID19: What Do We Know About Coronaviruses Parts 1 & 2, Coronavirus (COVID19) for Young Kids, COVID19 (Coronavirus) Discussion Group.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Dr. Gail Pinto, PhD
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
895 total reviews
630 completed classes
Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a neuroscientist and educator. I enjoy teaching children about science - in particular, how science connects the world around us in ways we don't often think about. I try to encourage children to get excited...