The history of three of the most deadly viruses is explored. The three-part series looks at influenza, smallpox and ebola, chronicling their impact on history and society and updating the efforts of scientists to combat the diseases.
- S1 E1 - InfluenzaMarch 29, 201842minTV-PGThe history and impact of influenza is explored, from its ability to constantly evolve to the constant threat it poses and the complex science behind it.Free trial of discovery+
- S1 E2 - SmallpoxMarch 29, 201842minTV-PGRecalling the ravages of smallpox through the ages and its ultimate eradication at the dawn of the 1980s, after which fears grew of the disease being turned into a bioterror weapon.Free trial of discovery+
- S1 E3 - EbolaMarch 29, 201842minTV-PGAn examination of Ebola, which has become one of the world's deadliest viruses, looks back at the devastating 2014 West African outbreak.Free trial of discovery+
- Audio languages
- English [CC]
- Steve Rivo