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Killer in the Village / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©1983.
Description1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents AIDS Spreading From America to Britain (1:08) -- Greenwich Village Gay Culture (1:25) -- AIDS (2:52) -- First Indications of AIDS (1:41) -- Tracking Pentamidine (2:01) -- Opportunistic Diseass (2:31) -- AIDS Task Force (1:34) -- Bobbi Campbell (2:28) -- Immune System and AIDS (1:57) -- Stimulants (3:05) -- Immune Overload Theory (2:24) -- Indications of Sexual Transmission (2:27) -- Search for Virus (2:00) -- AIDS and Anal Sex (1:34) -- Heroin Users and AIDS (2:14) -- Toxoplasmosis Case (1:45) -- Investigating Toxoplasmosis (1:13) -- AIDS and Haiti (1:56) -- Hemophiliacs (2:05) -- Fighting Blood Contamination (1:27) -- Women with AIDS (1:53) -- Babies with AIDS and Slow Incubation (1:23) -- Signs of Long Incubation Period (2:13) -- Prisoner Near Death (1:40) -- Identifying AIDS (1:41) -- Attempts at Cure (2:36) -- Painful Changes for Gays (3:03) -- Credits: Killer in the Village (0:27)
Abstract This update of a classic Horizon program traces the spread of AIDS, explaining how it affects the body's immune system and leads to killer infections and cancers. AIDS is caused by the HIV virus, and while there is no cure for the disease, it can be successfully treated with antiviral medication. AIDS was first identified in 1981, and since then it has resulted in the death of more than 30 million people. In many countries, particularly in some parts of Africa, there are only very limited prevention and treatment services, and AIDS is still a serious problem. However, since there has been greater spending on HIV and AIDS treatment, the number of deaths has begun to decline.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 13, 2012.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Other title Horizon (Television program)
Publisher number48744 Films Media Group

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