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Title How safe are we? / a co-production of the WGBH/Nova Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; produced in association with Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health ; written, produced and directed by Rob Whittlesey ; dramatic sequences produced by Dangerous Films, Ltd
Published Boston : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]


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Description 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Rx for survival
Rx for survival
Contents Botswana's AIDs struggle -- Test case for the world -- New nemeses, old lessons -- When Avian flu kills -- Vaccine dilemma -- International commitment is key
Summary During the past 100 years, life expectancy more than doubled in developed countries. In the last few decades, however, 30 new infectious diseases have emerged. Examine the most critical threats we face today, including avian flu
Notes "A global health challenge : conquering AIDS, Avain flu, and other deadly epidemics"--Container
Originally produced as an episode of the television program: Rx for survival
Credits Camera, Mike Fox, Ian Salvage, Mark Knoble ; editors, Stephanie Munroe, Rob Whittlesey ; music composed by Sheldon Mirowitz
Performer Narrator, Brad Pitt ; featured experts, Joel Bremen, Nils Daulaire
Notes Not rated
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; letterbox ; Dolby digital
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired; described video for the visually impaired
In English
Subject AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) -- Transmission.
AIDS (Disease) -- Botswana.
Animals as carriers of disease.
Avian influenza.
Epidemiology -- Popular works.
HIV infections.
Public health.
Veterinary epidemiology.
World health.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Author Bremen, Joel
Daulaire, Nils.
Pitt, Brad, 1963-
Whittlesey, Rob.
Dangerous Films.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Vulcan Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Nova Science Unit
WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN 1593755988
Other Titles Title on container: Bird flu : how safe are we?
OTHER TI Rx for survival (Television program)