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The Silent Invader

The U.S. surgeon general and several other leading health officials appeared on an educational TV broadcast to explain the origins,… read more

The U.S. surgeon general and several other leading health officials appeared on an educational TV broadcast to explain the origins, severity, symptoms, treatment, and predictions for an Asian influenza pandemic which was then in its early stages. The 1957-58 Asian H2N2 virus killed about 1 million worldwide and 116,000 in the United States. Some health officials have compared the coronavirus pandemic to the 1957-58 pandemic. This program was co-sponsored by Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, the University of Pittsburgh, the American Medical Association, and the U.S. Public Health Service. close

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The Silent Invader

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Program ID:
470309-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Mar 28, 2020 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 19, 2020 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 28, 2020 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2020 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 30, 2020 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 30, 2020 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2020 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2020 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2020 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 04, 2020 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2020 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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