Three types of flu | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

Let’s talk about influenza viruses and the three different types of influenza that there are. There are actually three types, or three families, I think of them as. And we’re going to go through each family. And we’re going to talk about the differences between them. And so let’s actually just label the type over here. There’s type […]

Three types of flu | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

Let’s talk about influenza viruses and the three different types of influenza that there are. There are actually three types, or three families, I think of them as. And we’re going to go through each family. And we’re going to talk about the differences between them. And so let’s actually just label the type over here. There’s type […]

What is the flu? | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] So if you’re watching this video, I’m pretty sure that at some point in your life, or in the lives of someone you know, that you’ve had the flu. Almost everybody is pretty familiar with how awful it feels to get sick with the flu. And when people talk about the flu, they kinda talk about […]

Flu shift and drift | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

Let’s say there are two communities, an orange community and a purple community, and they’re separate from each other. And your job is to go into these communities, and find out what the most common influenza type is that’s circulating among the people. So you do this, and the first thing you discover is something that’s pretty interesting, […]

When flu viruses attack! | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

So let’s talk about exactly how flu causes so much damage to ourselves and why it makes us feel so lousy whenever we get the flu. I’m going to start out by drawing the flu virus here. This is our influenza virus. And we have on influenza a couple of features we have to remember. So on the […]

Upper Respiratory Infections – Family Medicine | Lecturio

So, let’s return to our coughing man. So, we’ve added to his history now. He’s got non-productive cough. It’s slightly worse at night. He has sore throat and malaise. In addition, he’s had no shortness of breath, no facial pressure. He took care of a grandchild two weeks ago and she had an upper respiratory infection. He has […]

Antibiotics

When we use antibiotics is when we suspect a bacterial infection. There are a lot of different types of infections and one of the biggest distinctions we need to make is, is it a virus or is it a bacteria causing these symptoms. When we do suspect a bacteria that’s when we use an antibiotic. Like with all […]