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The Resource Bird flu : 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, (videorecording)

Bird flu : 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, (videorecording)

Label
Bird flu : how safe are we?
Title
Bird flu
Title remainder
how safe are we?
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
How safe are we?
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
TJ02SpAYI0w
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Mike Fox, Ian Salvage ; editor, Stephanie Munroe ; music composed by Sheldon Mirowitz
Dewey number
362.196/9
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • In English
  • Closed-captioned; described video for the visually impaired
LC call number
RA643
LC item number
.B573 2006
PerformerNote
Narrator, Brad Pitt
Runtime
56
Series statement
Rx for survival
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Bird flu : 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format
  • Title from disc
  • "A global health challenge : conquering AIDS, Avain flu, and other deadly epidemics"--Container
  • DVD release of an original television production aired on PBS in 1995
  • Special features: dispatches from experts in the field; materials for educators; activities for exploring global health issues; access to the "Rx for survival" web site
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Botswana's AIDs struggle -- Test case for the world -- New nemeses, old lessons -- When Avian flu kills -- Vaccine dilemma -- International commitment is key
Control code
ocm65223075
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593755980
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421409996
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40999
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; letterboxed presentation ; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bird flu : 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format
  • Title from disc
  • "A global health challenge : conquering AIDS, Avain flu, and other deadly epidemics"--Container
  • DVD release of an original television production aired on PBS in 1995
  • Special features: dispatches from experts in the field; materials for educators; activities for exploring global health issues; access to the "Rx for survival" web site
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Botswana's AIDs struggle -- Test case for the world -- New nemeses, old lessons -- When Avian flu kills -- Vaccine dilemma -- International commitment is key
Control code
ocm65223075
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593755980
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421409996
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40999
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; letterboxed presentation ; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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