In this section students are introduced to a variety of health issues caused by harmful microbes. This lesson touches on the different ways in which bacteria, viruses and fungi can be pathogenic to humans, and aligns well with RSHE guidelines relating to Health & Prevention.
Microbial infections are found across the world. "Harmful Microbes" introduces students to the variety of infectious diseases across the globe caused by harmful microbes. Students learn that it is not always easy to identify and treat a disease.
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