History of Pandemics/Outbreak DIY

West End Library

History of Pandemics/Outbreak DIY

Dr. Charles Pumpuni, PhD of the Northern VA Community College

As part of the West End Neighborhood Library's Discover Summer promotion in the month of August, Dr. Charles Pumpuni, PhD from Northern Virginia Community College visited the West End Neighborhood Library to present a talk on The History of Pandemics.

Dr. Pumpuni spoke about the Bubonic Plague of the middle ages, the Spanish Flu of the early 20th Century, Smallpox, the Coronavirus, Monkeypox, and other outbreaks that challenged the world over the length of known human history. Following his talk, Dr Pumponi took questions and interacted with the highly engaged library audience.