A KS4 & post-16 resource (12 page booklet)
The resource clarifies the difference between HIV and AIDS, describes the virus, how it replicates and how it causes the disease. The stages of the infection are charted and transmission of HIV is explained, together with sections covering tests, treatments and work on developing an effective vaccine. New to this resource are some datasets for 2008 supplied by the United Nations.
A KS4 & post-16 resource (8 page booklet)
With an increase in tuberculosis (TB) throughout the world during the 21st century, what are scientists doing to combat a disease that many believed was a problem of the past? The TB factfile describes the disease, its symptoms and incidence and checks out the state of current research into its cause Mycobacterium tuberculosis.