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Pandemic Comparison Project: Pandemic Comparison Project Lesson 3


Lesson #3

Suggested Topics


Pathogenesis Virulence factors Disease reservoirs
Mode of Transmission Epidemiology Emerging/Re-emerging disease
Disease progression Morbidity/Mortality Vaccine efforts by public health agencies/governments
Pathogen identification Public Health Agencies Vaccine development
Disease tracking Incidence/Prevalence Biotechnology in pandemic response
Public health/government interaction Notable scientists Social/global events that impacted pandemic
Technology and epidemiology Race and public health Koch’s postulates in pandemic response




To evaluate the similarities and differences between the viral structures of MERS and SARS-CoV-1 and its influence on the viral lifecycle.


The Best Mind Mapping Software according to dpm

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  1.  Lucidspark — Best virtual whiteboard for mind mapping and collaboration

  2.  Miro — Best mind mapping with built-in communication tools

  3. Invision — Best design template library

  4. Creately — Best free mind mapping software with ULM diagram templates and real-time collaboration features

  5. MindGenius — Best simple mind mapping software

  6. Whimsical — Best for real-time mind map collaboration

  7. Mindomo — Best mind mapping software for its user-friendly, omni-platform experience across cloud, desktop, and mobile

  8. Ayoa — Best all-in-one mind mapping software

  9. SmartDraw — Best for mind mapping templates

  10. XMind — Best mobile mind mapping app



  • "MERS" 
  • "Middle East Respiratory Syndrome"
  • "SARS-CoV-1"
  • Camels
  • Bats 
  • "Spike Protein"
  • "Epithelial Cells"
  • GI Tract
  • Alveoli

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The Spike Proteins ACE 1 and DPP4 affect the virulence and pathogenicity of the viruses that cause MERS and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.