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Medical Museum Science Cafe - On the Centenary of the 1918 Influenza: Lessons from the Past

Oct. 23, 2018

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National Museum of Health and Medicine

2500 Linden Ln, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-319-3303

Montgomery

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Description
In the late 1990s, the genetic sequence of the 1918 influenza virus was determined using fragments of viral RNA preserved in tissue from U.S. soldiers who died of the 1918 flu. Scientists rebuilt the virus to help treat future pandemics. Learn how.
Hours
6-7pm
Event Details
Category: History & Heritage, Miscellaneous
Event Hours: 6-7pm

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