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English

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Utrecht University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

About the course

1 hour to complete
1 video , 4 readings
4 readings
Introduction10m
Course syllabus10m
Short survey10m
Credits10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Epidemiology

2 hours to complete
1 video , 8 readings, 1 quiz
8 readings
Introduction10m
The Filoviridae family10m
Classification10m
History of the filoviruses10m
Ebola in the news10m
Current outbreak10m
Past outbreaks10m
References10m
1 practice exercise
Final Quiz Epidemiology30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Transmission and natural reservoirs

2 hours to complete
1 video , 9 readings, 1 quiz
9 readings
Introduction10m
Introduction10m
The 'hunt' for the natural reservoir10m
Risk of transmission through animals10m
Risk of transmission from person to person10m
Assignment10m
Answers10m
A matter of discussion10m
References10m
1 practice exercise
Final Quiz Transmission and natural reservoirs30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Pathophysiology

2 hours to complete
1 video , 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 readings
Introduction10m
Pathogenisis and pathophysiology10m
Glossary10m
Relevant literature10m
References10m
1 practice exercise
Final Quiz Pathophysiology30m

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