Posts Tagged: HIV/AIDs

World AIDS Day 2020 and the virtual AIDS Memorial Quilt

World AIDS Day 2020 is Tuesday, Dec. 1, marking its 32nd year of observance. The theme for 2020 is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact” (“Erradicar la epidemia del VIH/SIDA: Resiliencia e Impacto”). In collaboration with the NAMES Project, Quilt on the Quad Emory organized one the largest collegiate displays of AIDS memorial quilt…

Level 2 Exhibit BEFORE EBOLA tells the story of contagious disease control

Could smallpox have changed the outcome of the American Revolution?  Leaders worried that it could.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson both went to tremendous and dangerous lengths to obtain inoculations against deadly smallpox. Washington sought to inoculate the entire Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and Jefferson was so thrilled by the development of the…