What do objects from a bygone age tell us about epidemics today? Since opening in June, the exhibition Contagious! reflects on the history of pandemics, including patients’ painful experiences, coping and containment strategies, and examples of ground-breaking medical research. Ruben Verwaal reports on his recent visit.
Columnist Beata Gubacsi visits the new ‘Being Human’ and ‘Play Well’ exhibitions at the Wellcome Collection in London.