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Smallpox and typhoid outbreaks

Title
Smallpox and typhoid outbreaks
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
13 Sep 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:05:47
Description
Interviews on risks of contracting infectious disease following the outbreak of smallpox in Birmingham from a laboratory, Lassa fever (from West Africa) and typhoid aboard Russian cruise ship Litva. With Professor Jangu Banatvala, St Thomas’s Hospital; Tony Bryson, Hospital of Tropical Disease at St Pancras; Michael Paul, spokesman CTC Liners. Female and male reporters not identified.
Contributors
Jangu Banatvala; Barbara Groom?; Tony Bryson; Michael Paul
Keywords
Infectious diseases; Smallpox; Birmingham; Disease control; Cruise ships; Typhoid fever; Epidemiology; Virus diseases; Research laboratories; West Africa; Litva

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