5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The First Line of Defense
- Edward Jenner
- Joseph Lister
- a made the first vaccine to prevent smallpox, 1790s.
- b steps taken to help a person feel better by getting rid of disease symptons.
- c the skin
- d created antiseptics which prevented infection, 1800s.
- e a situation in which a particular disease is affecting large numbers of people and is spreading rapidly from person to person.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Washing your hands regularly, excersising regularly and staying active, eating healthy foods and not eating foods that are spoiled or have been poorly handled.
- helped fight mosquito caused diseases, such as yellow fever, 1800s
- something that actually gets rid of a disease-causing organism or the disease itself.
- created penicillin using specialized mold that which cured bacterial infections, 1928.
- The Air, Contaminated Objects, Person to Person, Animals and Food or Water.
5 True/False questions
Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin → created an oral vaccine against the disease polio, mid 1900s.
vaccine → A weakened or dead form of a disease-causing organism. It gives your immune system a chance to learn the characteristics of the disease-causing organism, so that way, your WBC's will recognize the organism when you're exposed to it.
antitoxin → a substance used to neutralize a toxin.
Anton von Leeuwenhoek → invented the microscope and discovered bacteria, 1600s.
antibiotic → a protein made by a white blood cell that attacks a disease-causing organism.