Kuru: The Science and the Sorcery

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Disease, epidemiology
Length:52 minutes
Format:Digital Betacam; DVD
Year Released:2009
Director:Robert Bygott
Distributor:SBS Shop
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Description:The film focuses on Professor Michael Alpers, who is regarded as the current world authority on kuru, a disease of Papua New Guinea. Alpers has worked on the epidemiology and transmission of the disease for almost fifty years.
Record No:3559
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