H5N1 • Killer Flu

Filmed at the heart of the avian flu epidemic in Vietnam, this Emmy nominated documentary traces the H5N1 virus as it moves from birds to people, then along the path towards global pandemic. Weeks after the film aired, the US Senate approved $3.9 billion in emergency funding for pandemic preparedness in the US. Emmy Nomination, Cine Golden Eagle Award Winner, Silver Screen International Award Winner.

Producer: Micah Fink
Broadcast on PBS, Wide Angle
Broadcast: August 2004