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Title Ebola : the plague fighters [videorecording] / [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.

Imprint [Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation : WGBH Boston Video, [2007].


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  614.57 Eb72 2007    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System 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.
Language Closed captioned.
Performer Narrated by Stacy Keach.
Credits Edited by Steve Weslak, Ion Webster ; director of photography, Don Purser ; original music, Aaron Davis & John Lang.
Note Originally broadcast as a segement of the television program Nova in 1996.
Audience Not rated.
Summary 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 premitted 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.
Note Special features: printable materials for educators; DVD-ROM access to the Nova web site.
Subject Ebola virus disease -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kikwit.
Epidemics -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kikwit.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary -- Television series.
Added Author Bienstock, Ric Esther.
Jacobovici, Simcha.
Halpern, Elliott.
Keach, Stacy.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Associated Producers (Toronto, Ont.)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
WGBH Educational Foundation.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Note Title appears on screen as: Plague fighters
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 159375745X
Standard No. 783421268395
Music No. WG26839 WGBH Boston Video

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