3 videodisc (DVD)s (336 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
disc 1. Disease warriors. Rise of the superbugs -- disc. 2. Delivering the goods. Deadly messengers -- disc 3. Back to the basics. How safe are we?
Examines the most critical health threats facing the world today by portraying conditions in over twenty countries, examining why diseases that are curable still persist, the efforts to treat them, and the dangers of new "superbugs."
Production credits vary for each episode
Special features: NOW interview with former President Jimmy Carter; dispatches from experts in the field; materials for educators; activities for exploring global health issues; access to the Rx for Survival web site