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An Introduction to Coronavirus

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An Introduction to Coronavirus
    • Welcome to this course, an Introduction to Coronavirus.

      This free course, aimed at teenagers and young adults, will explore the science behind the current global COVID-19 pandemic. We'll hear from scientists and experts at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, as they explain the research that's going on to understand the virus and guide the global response to coronavirus.



    • Course learning outcomes

      At the end of this course learners should be able to:

      • Describe the aspects of coronavirus biology that have led to the current global response
      • Explain the factors affecting transmission, and how we measure them
      • Understand the research on drugs, tests and vaccines for the disease
      • Debate the medical and social interventions which will be used in continuing disease control

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    • 6 hours study
    • Level 0: Beginner

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