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Cocktails & Conversations: Fighting Ebola in a War Zone

1515 Hermann Drive
(713) 521-1515
  • Presented By: The Health Museum
  • Dates: 1/23/2020
  • Location: The Health Museum
  • Address: 1515 Hermann Drive
  • Phone: (713) 521-1515
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: $15 non-members, $10 members
  • Admission: $15 non-members, $10 members
  • Area of Town: Museum District
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    Join The Health Museum for Cocktails & Conversations: Fighting Ebola in a War Zone where guests will participate in an eye-opening conversation on the harrowing accounts of the outbreak in African war zone, and gain insight on the implications for communities around the globe. On Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 5- 7 p.m. enjoy cocktails, followed by a talk from Dr. Susan McLellan on how Ebola outbreaks affect us all. The 2014 to 2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa resulted in over 28,000 cases and more than 11,000 deaths, including 11 people who were treated in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreaks in a connected world means everyone is at risk. Mark your calendars for The Health Museum’s upcoming Cocktails & Conversations series events: Cocktails & Conversation: Lungs in Space Thursday, February 6, 2020 5-7 pm Cocktails & Conversation -- Outbreak in Houston: How Prepared Are We? Thursday, March 5, 2020 5-7 pm For more information please visit https://www.thehealthmuseum.org/event/cocktails-conversations-fighting-ebola-war-zone. General admission to The Health Museum is free for children two and under; $8 for children 3 to 12 years old and seniors 65 and above; $10 for adults; and free on Thursdays for families from 207 p.m. Active and retired military personnel receive half-off admission for up to four people. General admission also provides access to the museum’s multiple exhibits. For more information about The Health Museum visit thehealthmuseum.org.

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