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Tuberculosis: Then and Now

10/09/13 | 6:00pm

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

421 East 61st Street Map

212-838-6878

$10

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09-10-2013 12:00:00 09-10-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Tuberculosis: Then and Now | 6:00pm Until the early 1900s tuberculosis, or consumption, was the leading cause of death in New York City. Cathey Falvo, MD, MPH, will discuss why it was so deadly then and why the risk of a major recurrence in the U.S. still exists today, despite our knowledge of the nature of the disease. This is the second in the Museum’s public health lecture series. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=147225 Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

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Until the early 1900s tuberculosis, or consumption, was the leading cause of death in New York City. Cathey Falvo, MD, MPH, will discuss why it was so deadly then and why the risk of a major recurrence in the U.S. still exists today, despite our knowledge of the nature of the disease. This is the second in the Museum’s public health lecture series.

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