The Mütter Museum, known for its eclectic collection of the strange, the gruesome, and the scarily fascinating arrays of biological madness, bring to you an exhibit featuring the tiniest of bugs that make the biggest of impacts throughout our world. In observation of the 100th anniversary of the Spanish Flu, which wiped out more people than World War I, Bugs & People: When Epidemics Change History will spread across the museum grounds this October 10 starting at 6:30 p.m.
As humans fought one another throughout the centuries, they shared a common enemy–malady. Multiplying at an alarming rates, sickness swept across lands, ravaging civilizations and taking all those unfortunate enough to cross it in its wake. The Mütter Museum & Jefferson Hospital’s Dr. Salvatore Mangione, M.D., dive into the 4 major plagues that brought even the mightiest empires to their knees, while looking towards the future of humanity and the potential for pandemics through our society’s current trajectory.
Bugs & People: When Epidemics Change History
Tuesday, October 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd Street
Tickets are $10