Periodic Tables: Once and Future Plague
Sponsor(s): Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Cost: $5 at the door or pre-order tickets at motorcomusic.com
In 1918, the Spanish flu infected one-third of the planet (500 million people). Of these, as many as 50 million died. For all of science's advances in combatting infectious disease, we still have trouble protecting people against flu. Are we ready for the next pandemic?
Sherryl Broverman is Associate Professor of the Practice in Biology and Global Health at Duke.
Type: MEDICINE, NATURAL SCIENCES, HEALTH/WELLNESS, LECTURE/TALK, and RESEARCH
Contact: William Rogers