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Press Release - 07/17/2014

AMID THE RETURN OF VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES, NOVA EXAMINES THE SCIENCE OF IMMUNIZATION, TRACKS OUTBREAKS, AND SHEDS LIGHT ON THE RISKS OF OPTING OUT – NOVA: VACCINES-CALLING THE SHOTS

[BOSTON, MA, July 17, 2014]- Measles. Mumps. Whooping cough. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Across America and around the globe, children are getting sick and dying from preventable diseases- in part, because some parents are choosing to skip their children's shots. How and why do vaccines work? What are the biggest concerns and misconceptions, and what are the risks to the child and society when people decide to forego immunization? The award- winning science series NOVA helps viewers find the answers they need. 

Press Release - 04/3/2013

PBS Announces "Your Inner Fish" For Spring 2014 Broadcast

ARLINGTON, VA; APRIL 3, 2013 – How did the human body become the complicated, quirky machine it is today? The answers can be traced back hundreds of millions of years. PBS announces an ambitious new three-part series, YOUR INNER FISH, which will air in 2014 on PBS stations and will explore the science of how and why we are the way we are.