Human Disease: From the Black Death to the Obesity Epidemic

Course Ref: C3744176
Date: 8 meetings on Tuesdays starting 01/10/2019. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Venue: South Reading Leisure Centre Northumberland Avenue
Tutor: John Fletcher
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Fee: £78.00

Mankind is subject to periodic outbursts of disease that in addition to causing widespread misery, terror and death may profoundly affect the course of history. This course will look at the underlying causes, the effects on the afflicted, the purported remedies (until recently often bizarre and ineffective) and the social impacts of some of the most catastrophic human ailments.

To book a place on this course ring 0300 303 3464 or go to the central WEA website by clicking here.