UK common cold research unit closes

Title
UK common cold research unit closes
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
27 Jul 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:55
Description
Jo Bishop reports on the closure of Britain’s only common cold research unit, in Salisbury. The centre’s been battling with the virus for 43 years, but now it’s closing down without finding a cure. Includes interviews with the final volunteers as they came out of isolation, including Dennis Baker; Dr Ian Barrow; and sneezing sound effects. Broadcast on Ocean Sound.
Contributors
Ocean Sound; Jo Bishop; Dennis Baker; Ian Barrow
Keywords
Scientific facilities; Viruses; Wiltshire; Salisbury; Medical research; Common cold; Research laboratories; Research centres

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