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Air Date: Tue, Aug 13, 2019 10:00 PM
FRONTLINE presents the vivid, inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began and why it wasn’t stopped before it was too late.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 10:00 PM
FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections: from a young girl thrust onto life support in an Arizona hospital, to a young American infected in India who comes home to Seattle, and an uncontrollable outbreak at the nation’s most prestigious hospital, where 18 patients were mysteriously infected and six died, despite frantic efforts […]
Air Date: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 10:00 PM
Investigate the rise of spillover viruses like Zika, Ebola and Nipah that can make the leap from animals to humans. Find out how human behaviors spread diseases and what science can do to anticipate and prevent epidemics around the world.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 17, 2015 8:00 PM
Since September, at least 145 cases of dengue fever have been confirmed on Hawai‘i Island, making it one of the biggest outbreaks in state history. The mosquito-borne virus causes high fevers, headaches, joint pain and rash, and may require hospitalization.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 19, 2015 8:00 PM
Measles outbreaks linked to unvaccinated children on the mainland have many in Hawai‘i questioning whether our vaccination requirements are strong enough to prevent an outbreak here. Although several vaccinations are required to attend public schools, parents who believe the shots are dangerous or unnecessary can seek exemptions for religious and medical reasons.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 10:00 PM
FRONTLINE investigates the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it is fueling the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance in people. Also this hour: An exclusive interview with the family of a young man who died in a nightmare bacteria outbreak that swept through a hospital at the National Institutes of Health.