NOVA; Lassa Fever
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- Lassa Fever
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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A gripping docudrama about a mysterious, highly lethal disease -- lassa fever -- which struck a village in Nigeria in 1969, and the frustrating, seesaw battle against it. NOVA recounts how public health workers came perilously close to accidentally releasing a deadly virus in the US.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Lassa Fever,” 12/29/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A132B9F000443578142504EF7FFE0CF.
- MLA: “NOVA; Lassa Fever.” 12/29/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A132B9F000443578142504EF7FFE0CF>.
- APA: NOVA; Lassa Fever. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A132B9F000443578142504EF7FFE0CF