Spillover- Zika, Ebola & Beyond DVD - AV Item

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Zika and Ebola--like rabies, dengue, and other killer viruses--reside in animals and spill over into humans. Today, spillover diseases are more common, and we are more vulnerable. Now, scientists are on the hunt for deadly diseases, hoping to stop them before they spill over and spread out of control. It's not a question of if another outbreak will strike, but when? And will we be prepared?

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Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Professional Reviews:

"It's sobering, scary stuff, but also interesting and informative. Definitely worth tracking down..." - Albany Times Union

3 out of 4 stars
"Sounding a healthy note of caution, this informative documentary is recommended." - Video Librarian

Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

Description

  • Spillover - Zika, Ebola & Beyond

    In 2015, Brazilian health officials were caught by surprise when they discovered that Zika, a "mild" virus, had caused devastating birth defects in thousands of unborn children. Just months earlier, the world had watched in horror as a familiar foe, Ebola, tore through West Africa, leaving some 11,000 dead in its wake. Zika and Ebola -- like rabies, dengue, and other killer viruses -- reside in animals and spill over into humans. Today, spillover diseases are more common, and we are more vulnerable; in the last half-century the number of spillover viruses may have quadrupled.

    Now, to fight back, scientists are on the hunt for deadly diseases. They hope to stop them before they spill over and spread out of control. Because it's not a question of if another outbreak will strike, but when? And will we be prepared?

    This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH)