Invisible Threat explores the science of disease and the risks facing a society that is under-vaccinated.
"One of the best films made on this subject. It's wonderful!"
-Dr. Paul Offit
Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia,CHOP
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This fast-paced, powerful documentary on vaccines was filmed by teen broadcast journalists who set out to film a peer to peer educational documentary about the immune system. They stumble into a controversy they weren’t even aware of. What they discover transforms a simple science educational film into a soul searching project they fight to make.
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VACCINES: CALLING THE SHOTS
Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago—whooping cough, measles, mumps—are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. NOVA's "Vaccines—Calling the Shots" takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, hear from parents wrestling with vaccine-related questions, and shed light on the risks of opting out.