Preventing and Treating Communicable Disease



This video describes the actions of antiseptics, antibiotics and antivirals. The theme of the development of scientific ideas over time (WS1.1a) is embedded within this video as well as the method of identifying the pathogen responsible for the symptoms of illness. This may make a good comparison (for those taking Triple Biology) with the ways plant infections are identified.

Key Words

antiseptics, drug, antivirals, antibiotic, vaccine