Disease Transmission Unit

Infectious Disease Diagnosis and Transmission Activities

Participants assume the role of physicians or patients with a mysterious infectious disease. A research project allows students to diagnose vector-borne diseases.


Buzz Buzz Bite! A Disease Transmission Simulation Game

Students simulate person-to-person disease transmission of the chikungunya virus by mosquitoes, record exchange data and trace back transmission pathways to determine the index patient or Patient Zero.


Humans vs. Mosquitoes: A Deadly Serious Game

Humans and Mosquitoes compete to stay alive! Humans seek to clean up larval habitats, while Mosquitoes try to bite humans and lay more eggs.