Season 3, Episode 17 Death of a Disease
First Aired: June 6, 1976
How smallpox has been virtually wiped out by a vaccination drive coordinated by the World Health Organization. Included is footage of smallpox victims.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)