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GEORGIA: CDC Global Health Odyssey Museum to Open VD


Atlanta Journal-Constitution (02.02.10) - Friday, February

The struggle against STDs is the subject of a new exhibit at CDC's Global Health Odyssey Museum in Atlanta. "VD: Values, Rights, Public Health" details government efforts to tackle diseases including syphilis, which once infected one in 10 Americans, as well as the more recent battle against HIV/AIDS. There is no charge to visit the museum, which is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. A government-issued photo ID along with a vehicle search are required for admission. The museum is located in CDC's Tom Harkin Global Communications Center, 1600 Clifton Rd. For more information, telephone 404- 639-0830 or visit


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