Season 18, Episode 11 What's Killing the Children?

First Aired: December 18, 1990

Following efforts in 1984 to trace the origin of a fatal disease that struck South American youngsters with “an unsettling randomness.” Included: interviews with medical experts. Don Wescott narrates.

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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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