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Virtual Medical Museum Science Cafe: “Spanish Flu” Pandemic – Influenza in Montgomery County
July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Join Alan Hawk, the museum’s Historical Collections Manager, for a virtual event to learn how the “Spanish Flu” of 1918 spread through Montgomery County, Maryland, and its effect on its population. Then, explore how nearly a century after the pandemic, Montgomery County continues to play a role in characterizing and understanding the 1918 Influenza virus, as federal, civilian, and military public health agencies monitor incidences of emerging novel influenza strains that may arise worldwide. @MedicalMuseum on Facebook. For more information, email [email protected]