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Films On Demand has added an important and timely new video about the Ebola virus:
Ebola: The Search for a Cure
The Ebola virus. No one knows exactly where it comes from, but one thing is certain—it’s one of the most virulent infections known to science. This special episode of Horizon meets the scientists and doctors from all around the world looking for the cure and hears first-hand accounts of what it’s actually like to catch—and survive—this terrible disease.
A BBC Production. (50 minutes) © 2014
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