Demystifying Medicine Video

This video follows the story of a young woman who is bitten by a tick and does not know the potential consequences. After doing a google search, she finds an educational video on Lyme disease. This video provides information about Lyme disease including how it is transmitted, how to prevent infection, how a diagnosis is made and what treatments are available.

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  • Title and title sequence inspired by TED Talks
  • Format/theme inspired by AsapSCIENCE
  • Music Used: Nightsky by Tracey Chattaway and Theme Song 2 by AsapSCIENCE

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