In this docuseries, meet the heroes on the front lines of the battle against influenza and learn about their efforts to stop the next global outbreak.In this docuseries, meet the heroes on the front lines of the battle against influenza and learn about their efforts to stop the next global outbreak.In this docuseries, meet the heroes on the front lines of the battle against influenza and learn about their efforts to stop the next global outbreak.
A documentary series that could be half as long.
First a quick review. This documentary takes on a great topic, then beats the hell out of it. The threat of a pandemic is real and seeing what is being done to help prevent it is interesting and educating. The people who work hard to help prevent widespread disease outbreaks are often motivated altruistically and use science as a main tool. You get to see a lot of this in the show, Which is good, but it tends to be redundant . You also get to see a lot of things you may not be expecting such as personal lives, descriptions of religious beliefs, extracurricular activities, etc. This may not be such a bad thing, but it is done to an extent that leaves the movie jumping between important scientific endeavor within the context of public health, and somewhat disjointed and rather uninteresting topics outside the realm of what the movie claims to be. A "6" is an honest ranking that doesn't pump it up, and doesn't push it too undeservedly low. Next, comments on the widely varying reviews. Because this movie/series Decides to touch on topics and ideas that are outside the realm of public health and safety, many reviewers seem to feel a need to criticize it for going against, or supporting certain political, religious, or other believes. Giving this show a 1/10 or a 10/10 rating is absolutely silly. It seems that anti-vaxers can't stand it because it goes directly against their "beliefs" regardless of reality and science. People giving it a 10 seem to be doing so simply because they don't like that some people gave it a low ranking. If you like good documentaries you'll probably feel it's ok, not great. if you are in public health or science in general, you may like it even more. If you're politically sensitive or anti-vaxer, you probably won't like it.
- Jan 30, 2020
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