Learn about the nature of vector-borne diseases, and the life cycle of the dengue vector mosquito.
West Nile virus infects mosquitoes, birds, and people—with very different consequences.
Problems associated with adherence to antiviral drugs, and a student activity that mimics adherence to a multi-drug regimen.
A brief discussion of what makes a virus a retrovirus, and how they differ from other types of viruses.
Take this quiz to see how well you understand some of the topics covered in the 1999 Holiday Lectures on infectious disease.