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#Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a proud supporter of the new Smithsonian exhibition, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” which will be on display for the next three years at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Washington, DC. 476 more words

NFID

Visions of the Apocalypse

An Apocalypse (Greek: ἀποκάλυψις apokálypsis; ‘lifting of the veil’ or ‘revelation’) is a disclosure of something hidden from the majority of mankind in an era dominated by falsehood and misconception. 1,772 more words

Wargaming

Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

One hundred years ago, one of the deadliest disease outbreaks in recorded history swept the globe. During the 1918 influenza (flu) pandemic an estimated 500 million people — or one-third of the world’s population — became infected with this virus, and the number of deaths was estimated to be at least 50 million worldwide, according to the… 168 more words

Public Health

Top White House official in charge of pandemic response exits abruptly

The abrupt departure of Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer from the National Security Council means no senior administration official is now focused solely on global health security. 16 more words

Boardgames in the News: Asmodee For Sale‽

Over the last few years Eurazeo have developed Asmodee from a small French games company primarily known for a clever little kids game called Dobble… 274 more words

News

This or That: Board Games Edition

I am starting a new series! In This or That, I will be given two options that I have to pick between and explain. And to start this all off, I had to go to my favorite subject on this blog: board games. 276 more words

Tabletop Games