Course Description:

The course will deal comprehensively with fundamental properties of viruses, different ways in which viruses replicate and cause disease, and experimental methods in virology.


  • Introduction to Virology
  • Virus structure
  • Lab diagnoses
  • Childhood illnesses
  • Respiratory infections
  • Human herpes virus
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Acute neurological syndromes
  • Hepatitis
  • Human papilloma viruses
  • Human retro viruses
  • History of vaccination
  • Risk-benefit ratio of vaccines
  • Efficacy of vaccines
  • Immunization schedule