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