Events1918 pandemic: Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Rice will look at the question: Could it happen again?​

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1918 pandemic: Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Rice will look at the question: Could it happen again?​

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lyttelton Library

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Free public talks at Lyttelton Library 7pm to 8pm:
Tuesday 16 October: Anna Rogers, who has written about WW I nursing, will discuss the pandemic and New Zealand's military medical contribution.

Wednesday 17 October: Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Rice will look at the question: Could it happen again?

See also the exhibition:
When Death Jumped Ship - Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic - Lyttelton Library

It's 100 years since New Zealand's worst-ever public health disaster – what happened? How did we cope? Lyttelton Museum and Lyttelton Library are commemorating the anniversary with an exhibition and 'Medicine Depot'. Come see some powerful images and find out what an inhalation chamber was like.

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