In this section find animations on antibiotics and vaccinations.

Antibiotic animations

4 clips cover the following topics:

Clip 1: How antibiotics work; the difference between bacteriostatic and bactericidal antibiotics; why antibiotics do not work on viruses.

Clip 2: How antibiotic resistance arises.

Clip 3: How antibiotic resistance spreads between people, and between bacteria by horizontal and vertical gene transfer.

Clip 4: How to take antibiotics correctly.

Vaccination animations

3 clips cover the following topics:

Clip 1: Introduction to innate and acquired immunity.

Clip 2: B cells and T cells; humoral and cell-mediated immunity.

Clip 3: The memory response and vaccination; an overview of herd immunity.