Contagion: Movie Screening + CDC Panel
The Atlanta Science Festival is screening the movie Contagion as part of its Science on the Screen programming. Dr. Harold Jaffe, Associate Director for Science at CDC, will moderate and a panel of three CDC scientists will discuss the movie. Full details about the panel and the screening are available here.
When: Thursday, March 27, 2014 – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Emory University, White Hall 208, 301 Dowman Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322
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With every new flu strain we are reminded that a life-threatening disease could spread across the globe in a matter of days. What role would Atlanta’s Center for Disease Control & Prevention play in this kind of public health crisis? Steven Soderbergh’s riveting “Contagion” imagines the unfolding of such a deadly pandemic and our response to it.
The Georgia State Library has many resources about epidemics, pandemics, infectious diseases and disaster management.
- Ship of death: A voyage that changed the Atlantic world Electronic Resource
- Spillover: Animal infections and the next human pandemic RA639 .Q83 2012, Library North 3
- Epidemics: The story of South Africa’s five most lethal human diseases Electronic Resource
- Contagion: How commerce has spread disease Electronic Resource
- Inside the outbreaks: The elite medical detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service RA653 .P46 2011, Library North 3
- Disease maps: Epidemics on the ground RA792.5 .K633 2011, Library North 3
- Who’s in charge? Leadership during epidemics, bioterror, attacks, and other public health crises RA445 .K24 2009, Library North 3
- Behind the mask: How the world survived SARS, the first epidemic of the 21st century RA644.S17 B766 2005, Library North 3
- A grassroots history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in North America RA643.8 .G479 2011, Library North 3
- The burdens of disease: Epidemics and human response in western history RA649 .H29 2009, Library North 3