Infectious Diseases in Cinema: Virus Hunters and Killer Microbes

Pappas, Georgios; Seitaridis, Savvas; Akritidis, Nikolaos; Tsianos, Epaminondas
October 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;10/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p939
Academic Journal
Presents viewpoints concerning the inconsistent relationship between art and science in the U.S. Emphasis on the perception of public on anthrax outbreak; History of the characteristics of the early days of cinema; Consideration of the interest of cinema on the premise of terrorist attack involving biological weapons.


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