A hundred years ago, the 1918 flu pandemic swept the globe killing 50 to 100 million people. Since then, there have been three more pandemics -- in 1957, 1968 and 2009. The next pandemic, say experts, is a question of when, not if. Are we ready?
Christell Victoria Roach, winner of this year's Hurston/Wright Foundation Award for College Writers, finds inspiration for her poetry through research in Emory's extensive archives on African American history and culture.
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