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Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World at The Health Museum
Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 19, 2019
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, October 20, 2019
Trace the paths of infectious diseases through society and see how we can prevent a future pandemic in the new experiential exhibit Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World at The Health Museum.
Created by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World examines the origins of pathogens, how they spread, and the ways to address them in a world where humans, animals, and the environment have deep, intricate connections.
Along the way, visitors will also get a glimpse at how the Greater Houston region dealt with three major outbreaks; the plague, polio, and HIV.
This exhibit is open from Saturday, October 5, 2019, through Sunday, May 31, 2020.
$10, $8 for ages 3 to 12 and ages 65 and up; free for ages 2 and under. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
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