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A History of Contagion

Date/Time: 05 June 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: David M. Morens, M.D.
Speaker Affiliation: Senior Advisor to the Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Venue: John A. Burns School of Medicine, Kakaako, MEB Access Grid Room (Room 202)

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Description: The related concepts of contagion and infection seem today so intuitive that even small children readily understand and accept them. This talk examines why for millennia the brightest scientists could not understand contagion/ infection, and how their important breakthroughs eventually brought about the modern world of infectious diseases prevention.
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