Interview with a disease control specialist

This interview text for year 6 and P7 explains the work of disease control specialist Professor James Logan. He is the Head of the Department of Disease Control at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. They have recently discovered that mosquitoes can detect the smell of malaria-infected humans from their body odour. He explains how he infected himself with hookworm as an experiment and how COVID-19 sniffing dogs could help us detect infected people.

The downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets.
Year 6
Animals including humans, Living things and habitats, Evolution and inheritance
Interview with a disease control specialist

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