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Ebola : the plague fighters

Author: Ric Esther BienstockSimcha JacoboviciElliott HalpernStacy KeachWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation : WGBH Boston Video, [2007]
Series: Nova series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Enhanced DVDView all editions and formats
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When a dreaded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus swept through a remote region of Zaire in May 1995, Nova was the only film crew permitted to cover the outbreak. The Ebola plague kills a very high percentage of its victims (77% in Kikwit), often by dissolving their internal organs and connective tissue. Learn how disease specialists traced the origins of the outbreak.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Educational television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Esther Bienstock; Simcha Jacobovici; Elliott Halpern; Stacy Keach; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Associated Producers (Toronto, Ont.); Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; Channel Four (Great Britain); WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 9781593757458 159375745X
OCLC Number: 85871312
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program Nova in 1996.
Special features: printable materials for educators; DVD-ROM access to the Nova web site.
Credits: Edited by Steve Weslak, Ion Webster ; director of photography, Don Purser ; original music, Aaron Davis & John Lang.
Performer(s): Narrated by Stacy Keach.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital, NTSC.; Enhanced DVD.; System requirements to access DVD-ROM features: Computer capable of playing DVD movies; Windows 95 or higher (or a Mac with 0S 9.0 or higher). Will not work in a CD-ROM drive.
Series Title: Nova series.
Other Titles: Plague fighters
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: [presented by] WGBH ; a Nova production by Associated Producers Inc. in association with WGBH/Boston, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Channel Four ; directed by Ric Esther Bienstock ; produced by Simcha Jacobovici, Elliott Halpern and Ric Esther Bienstock ; written by Elliott Halpern and Simcha Jacobovici.
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When a dreaded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus swept through a remote region of Zaire in May 1995, Nova was the only film crew permitted to cover the outbreak. The Ebola plague kills a very high percentage of its victims (77% in Kikwit), often by dissolving their internal organs and connective tissue. Learn how disease specialists traced the origins of the outbreak.

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