Season 7, Episode 10 The Elusive Illness
First Aired: January 15, 1980
A report on the liver disease hepatitis B includes a look at the research of Nobel-winning geneticist Baruch Blumberg, the debilitating effects of the disease on sculptor Bill Talbot, hepatitis B in Asia and Africa. Gregory Abels is the narrator of the program.
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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)