13th January 2006 at 00:00
KS4 Explain the immune reaction and link this to the way vaccines work. Get students to research the impact of vaccines on the incidence of smallpox, polio, measles and diphtheria.

KS5 Research the way bubonic plague spread in the Middle Ages and how this contrasts with the spread of infectious diseases today. The following web sites are useful for up-to-date information:

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today