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Dengue - The Hunt for a Vaccine
Dengue fever is classic 21st century disease, spreading through travel, urbanization and environmental changes. Spread by the same mosquito that carries the Zika virus, half the world’s population is now at risk. Around 500,000 people are hospitalized each year and thousands, mostly children, die. Worse still, there is no treatment for dengue fever. The documentary filmed in the Philippines, USA, Mexico and Brazil charts the 70-year search for an effective vaccine against the complex disease.
We’re exposed to Atar Shorer’s meticulous recruitment of Yinon, and a new direction in Haim and Iris’s investigation leads them to “Operation Judas”, which brings them to confront Ze’ev on the subject.