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Global Health Frontiers

GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS highlights a wide range of global health organizations and local volunteers engaged in pioneering field work. The series is made up of four one-hour episodes each containing three separate stories from around the world. Each story reveals how new sources of funding, innovation and dedicated people working on the front lines are making progress in controlling or eradicating major health threats, including poverty that has afflicted millions for centuries. Filmed primarily in Africa, Asia and Latin America, without an on-camera host and minimal narration, the stories include: searches for deadly viruses that could cause global pandemics, mass . . .

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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 - 8:00 PM    "Virus Hunters, Child Immunizations and Island Fever" China - Researchers use computer models and track emerging viruses in "hot spots" where pathogens are likely to jump from animal hosts to humans. India - The successful elimination of polio in the country spurs a vigorous campaign to provide all children with routine immunizations against seven killer diseases. Grenada - Health workers on this small island try to control mosquitoes carrying the chikungunya virus that has now reached North America from Africa. G
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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 - 8:00 PM "Virus Hunters, Child Immunizations and Island Fever" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Virus Hunters, Child Immunizations and Island Fever" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 - 8:00 PM "Medical Brigades, Asia Lights Up and Ambulance Start-Up" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Medical Brigades, Asia Lights Up and Ambulance Start-Up" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 - 8:00 PM "Hidden Hunger, Golden Rice, Life-Saving Stoves and Eliminating Malaria" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Hidden Hunger, Golden Rice, Life-Saving Stoves and Eliminating Malaria" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 - 8:00 PM "Stunted Future, Trouble with Ticks and Saving Lives At Birth" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 - 12:00 AM "Stunted Future, Trouble with Ticks and Saving Lives At Birth" (PLUS)
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