Process, analyse and present information from secondary ...

Process, analyse and present information from secondary ...

Process, analyse and present information from secondary sources to evaluate the effectiveness of vaccination programs in preventing the spread and occurrence of once common diseases, including smallpox, diptheria and polio. 9.4.5.3.1 Watch How we conquered the deadly smallpox virus

Smallpox Caused by the virus Variola major. Transmitted by inhaling infective droplets. Symptoms include skin rash, pustules, fever, headache and sometimes internal bleeding.

40% of people infected would die. In 1796 Edward Jenner successfully immunised a child against smallpox, using the similar but less virulent cowpox virus. Vaccination against smallpox began in the

1960s. In 1980 the WHO announced that smallpox had been eradicated. Diphtheria Caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Transmitted by inhaling

infected droplets or direct contact. Symptoms include: fever, grey/black coating on throat membrane, swollen lymph nodes, breathing.s wallowing difficulty. If not immunised, up to 10% of those infected would die.

UK 1962 poster Poliomyelitis Caused by a virus called poliovirus. Transmitted by inhaling infected droplets or direct contact.

Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle paralysis and sometimes death. Instructions Work in groups of 34, research about the vaccination

programs which aim to prevent the spread and occurrence of once common diseases: smallpox, diphtheria and polio. Your presentation on Google docs should include:

Specific details of the vaccination program Statistical data on the numbers of people vaccinated Statistical data about the incidence of that disease. Suggested resources

Look up statistics from World Health Organisation (graphs/tables are awesome!). If youre having trouble navigating the WHO website. Try googling the images and visiting the page from there. Look up Part 4 of the Australian

Immunisation Handbook 2013 (read the Epidemiology section) HSC BIO 2011 Q26 HSC JAMES RUSE 2003

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