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The battle to beat malaria  Cover Image DVD DVD

The battle to beat malaria / a production of Wingspan Productions and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios in association with NOVA/GBH ; produced and directed by Catherine Gale ; produced by Alex Keefe.

Gale, Catherine (Filmmaker), (television director,, television producer.). Keefe, Alex, (television producer.). Mitchell, Ako, (narrator.). Dannheiser, Jessica, (composer.). Wingspan Productions, (production company.). Tangled Bank Studios, LLC, (production company.). WGBH (Firm), (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.).


Malaria is one of humanity's oldest and most devastating plagues. In many parts of the world, it remains an ever-present scourge that sickens or kills millions of people each year. What if it could finally be defeated? Now, scientists may be on the verge of a breakthrough with a promising new vaccine.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531716400
  • ISBN: 1531716407
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2024]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2024]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title screen.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program NOVA on November 15, 2023.
Program content: ©2023.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Cathy Houlihan ; music, Jessica Dannheiser.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Ako Mitchell.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Broadcast 20231115.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
English audio.
Subject: Malaria > Social aspects.
Malaria > Prevention.
Malaria vaccine.
Paludisme > Aspect social.
Paludisme > Prévention.
Vaccin antipaludéen.
Malaria > Prevention.
Malaria > Social aspects.
Malaria vaccine.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Documentaries and Factual Films.
documentary film.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films autres que de fiction.
Émissions scientifiques télévisées.
Documentaires télévisés.
Émissions télévisées autres que de fiction.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées visuelles.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD 614.5 BAT (Text) 000157268 Video Available -

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