Periodic Tables: Once and Future Plague: The Last 100 Years of Flu…and the Next 100 Years

Periodic Tables: Once and Future Plague: The Last 100 Years of Flu…and the Next 100 Years

Tue Dec 18

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$5

This event is all ages

Periodic Tables
Periodic Tables
Periodic Tables is an informal science gathering during which invited speakers share interesting, relevant science to the general public in an engaging and interactive way. See this page for information about the program.
Once and Future Plague
Once and Future Plague: The Last 100 Years of Flu…and the Next 100 Years

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.