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Virus!

Streaming Video - 2008
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Drawing on documentary and archival footage, 3-D and 2-D animations, and high-tech imaging, this program investigates a variety of virological topics: the nature of pandemics as illustrated by the SARS outbreak in China; genetic sequencing of Spanish influenza from exhumed tissue of a century-old corpse; how animal viruses jump the species barrier; the dissection of live viruses in a biosafety level 4 lab; the work of an Ebola research team in Gabon; the discovery of mimivirus; applications of Onyx-015, a genetically engineered adenovirus; and more. Vincent A. Fischetti, of The Rockefeller University; Jeffery Taubenberger, of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology; Y. Guan, of The University of Hong Kong; Didier Raoult, of the French National Center for Scientific Research; and other leading virus specialists are featured.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], c2005
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (53 min.) : sd., col., digital file
Uniform Title: Virus!

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