BLACK DAWN: THE NEXT EPIDEMIC
What would happen if the World Health Organization declared what has long been expected and feared: human-to-human transmission of the avian flu virus? Black Dawn is a docudrama featuring leading epidemiologists, doctors and emergency planners who imagine the impact avian flu would have as it spreads around the globe. Some predict the coming pandemic will be more lethal than all of the world’s previous plagues. Black Dawn combines expert opinions with dramatic recreations to paint a starkly realistic picture of life during the next pandemic.Visit the web companion to read interviews with experts and a take look back at the epidemic in 1918.
Airing on CBC Newsworld