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H1N1 [electronic resource]: A Resilient Enemy

Grand Angle Productions (Firm)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
What did the 2009 swine-origin H1N1 outbreak teach us about how to prepare for future pandemics? This program addresses the issue by traveling to viral hot spots around the world and interviewing high-ranking disease-prevention experts. Viewers learn about the basics of influenza microbiology, the factors that distinguish swine-origin H1N1 from a seasonal virus, its mechanisms for spreading, its possible mutations, and its potential global impact. Tools used to fight it, including proper hygiene, quarantines, vaccines, and antivirals, are also discussed. Experts include Dr. Sylvie Briand of the World Health Organization, Dr. M. L. Gougeon of the Pasteur Institute, and Dr. Jean-Paul Gonzalez of the French-administered Institute for Research Development.
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52 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Apr. 01, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Resilient Enemy
  • Is Society at Risk from H1N1 (1:15)
  • Historical Flu Pandemics (2:36)
  • Pasteur Institute Paris. (1:00)
  • How is H1N1 Different? (1:09)
  • How is H1N1Transmitted? (0:47)
  • How Does H1N1 Reproduce? (2:02)
  • H1N1 in Metropolitan Areas (1:59)
  • Is New York Prepared for H1N1? (1:24)
  • Immediate Fear over New Flu (1:18)
  • Emergence of "Swine Flu" In Canada (1:00)
  • Animal Human Transmission of H1N1 (1:47)
  • Origins of H1N1 (1:37)
  • H1N1 Recombination (1:52)
  • H1N1 Mutation (1:50)
  • World Health Organization (2:07)
  • Role of WHO in H1N1 (2:01)
  • Influenza in Africa (1:00)
  • Biological Resource Center (1:30)
  • Collection of Biological Resources (1:42)
  • Has H1N1 Hit Africa? (1:02)
  • H1N1 Immunity (2:25)
  • Factors Affecting Immunity (1:08)
  • Factors Associated with H1N1 Virulence (1:03)
  • Study of Asymptomatic Carriers (1:49)
  • Study of Virus Evolution (1:06)
  • Government Overreaction to H1N1 (1:17)
  • Is H1N1 Alarm Justified? (2:09)
  • How Do Antivirals Work? (1:59)
  • Are Antivirals Effective? (0:41)
  • How Does H1N1 Vaccine Work? (1:42)
  • Questioning Vaccine Safety (2:01)
  • Do the Benefits of H1N1 Vaccination Outweigh the Risks? (1:40)
  • Future of Viruses (1:26)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2009.
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41396 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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