Special Exhibit

Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease

Open through April 30, 2017

Countdown to Zero_comic book

An educational comic book captures the attention
of Guinea worm patients Sadia Mesuna (right) and Fatawu Yakubu at a case containment center in Ghana.

The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will focus on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.

Learn more about the exhibition here