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Plague Fighters (1996)

Ric Bienstock and her crew spent a month in Kikwit, sleeping in an abandoned house, filming the course of an outbreak of Ebola virus and the efforts of medical personnel to contain the ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
William Close William Close ... Self (US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) doctor) (as Dr. William Close)
Russell Coleman Russell Coleman ... Self (CDC doctor) (as Dr. Russell Coleman)
Stacy Keach ... Narrator (voice)
Ali S. Khan Ali S. Khan ... Self (CDC doctor) (as Dr. Ali Khan)
Peter Kilmarx Peter Kilmarx ... Self (CDC doctor) (as Dr. Peter Kilmarx)
Mungala Kipase Mungala Kipase ... Self (Zairian doctor) (as Dr. Mungala Kipase)
John Krebs John Krebs ... Self (CDC doctor) (as Dr. John Krebs)
Isabelle Lumbwe Isabelle Lumbwe ... Self (Zairian medical student)
Gustav A. Martini Gustav A. Martini ... Self (German doctor) (as Dr. Gustav A. Martini)
Emery Mikolo Emery Mikolo ... Self (survivor)
Innocent Minga Innocent Minga ... Self (father of 1st victim)
Dona Mupapa Dona Mupapa ... Self (Zairian doctor) (as Dr. Dona Mupapa)
Rita Mupapa Rita Mupapa ... Self (wife of Dr. Mupapa)
Nicole Oganya Nicole Oganya ... Self (nurse and Ebola victim)
C.J. Peters C.J. Peters ... Self (CDC doctor) (as Dr. C.J. Peters)
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Ric Bienstock and her crew spent a month in Kikwit, sleeping in an abandoned house, filming the course of an outbreak of Ebola virus and the efforts of medical personnel to contain the epidemic. Of 316 people infected, 244 died, and "no one knows where it [the virus] came from and where it went" (R. B.). Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Release Date:

6 February 1996 (USA) See more »

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Ebola: The Plague Fighters See more »

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