McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Daria, Teresa and Neglected Tropical Diseases: Dengue and Typhoid

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Ever been interested in visiting places like India and Thailand? Do you know about all the pathogens that could be acquired? Tune in to watch the adventures of Daria and Teresa as they acquire dengue and typhoid fevers!

— Video by Sandra Yousif, Rana Ghafouri, Ally Di Iorio and Varsha Jayansakar

References

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