Season 12, Episode 3 The Conquest of Parasites

First Aired: January 29, 1985

"Conquest of the Parasites" outlines research into parasites that can cause swollen limbs, blindness and disease---including malaria. Also: a discussion of the ongoing search for an effective vaccine.

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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)

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