The Bubonic Plague wiped out a third of Europe’s population in less than a decade. The “Spanish Flu” Pandemic killed 40 million people in a single year. Could such disastrous diseases strike again? Yes, if we’re not vigilant. Controlling the spread of infectious diseases is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today.
See how the choices we make every day contribute to the spread of infectious diseases. Explore the connections between humans, microbes, and emerging diseases. Discover how science develops tools and technologies to prevent and treat infections. You can even conduct free microbiology and epidemiology experiments in our hands-on laboratory.
Location: 3rd Floor
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A hands-on exhibit that shows the many ways humans connect and exchange ideas