Medicine: A Germ’s Eye View of History.

Class Details

Starting 25th May

These talks will address how infectious diseases have affected society and how society has influenced the emergence of epidemics. No scientific knowledge of germs is required!  The topics are as follows – 25th May: Pandemics Past and Present; 1st June: History of Vaccines and Vaccine Hesitancy; 8th June: Some Unforeseen Perils of Technological Developments; 15th June: Ancient and Modern Infections Eyed through Genetic Variants; 22nd June: Two Gentlemen of Verona who defined Syphilis and Cervical Cancer; 29th June: From Pan to Pandemic: The Story of HIV/AIDS

Class Co-ordinators

Robin Weiss

Frequency & Time

Weekly on Tuesday, 10.30