Medical Museum Science Café "Yellow Fever: The Scourge Revealed"

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A presentation by CAPT Stanton E. Cope, Ph.D.
Medical Service Corps, U.S. Navy
Director, Armed Forces Pest Management Board

Join CAPT Stanton E. Cope for a brief history of Yellow Fever and its impact on the U.S. and abroad. Learn about the experiments conducted in Cuba by the Walter Reed Commission using human volunteers, including the aftermath of the experiments and the fate of the Commission members and some of its volunteers.

Hosted by the National Museum of Health and Medicine
When: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Where: Silver Spring Civic Building, Ellsworth Room
1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910

FREE! Open to the public, no RSVP required.

For more information, call 301-319-3303

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Last Modified Date: 26-Nov-2012