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Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  9 May 2006 (USA)
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An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.

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A highly contagious, rapidly killing hemorrhagic mutation of bird flu slaughters people in Hongkong. Preventing its spread is virtually hopeless, as soon is proved in a US country village, which is strictly quarantined by the military. The White House prefers to 'prevent panic', even overrules zealous governor Mike Newsome and reneges earlier emergency plans. Written by KGF Vissers

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It began with one man. It could be the end of mankind.

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Riveting and compelling
2 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would ignore all the negative comments people have been posting. It's well worth watching.

Not bad for a made for TV movie and much better than Pandemic. The storyline not only gives a realistic perspective, but a plausible one at that.

If I had any complaint at all it would be that they never finished it. I was forced to search to see if my DVD was incomplete. To my dismay the continuation to the next wave would be left to the mind of a viewer. With the number of things my mind can come up with "The Stand" comes to mind, that or total annihilation.


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