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When Cousins Marry

Statistics show that in the United Kingdom more than half of British Pakistanis marry their first cousins. When Cousins Marry is a 2010 Channel 4 Dispatches special that examines the tragic consequences of a cultural practice that is devastating children's lives.Every year the UK sees first cousin marriages cause many hundreds of children being born with awful disabilities. One third of thes

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How Coronavirus Spread Across The Globe

This is the story of how a virus we didn't even know existed three months ago has managed to change the way we live so drastically. Coronavirus (Covid-19) has impacted life all across the globe for billions of people, whether that be complete lockdown, adhering to social distancing, job loss, etc. but it all started in the city of Wuhan, China.Wuhan became the first city in the world to be se

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Contagion! The BBC Four Pandemic

This 75 minute BBC special Contagion! The BBC Four Pandemic was released in order to mark the 100 year anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic that swept the world infecting around one third of the total human population and is estimated to have killed 50 million people.In this film we see broadcaster Hannah Fry conduct a nationwide citizen science experiment, those who wanted to get invo

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Coronavirus

A city of 11 million people in lockdown, more than 2 thousand dead, tens of thousands infected and rising anger over how the crisis is being handled. Welcome to Wuhan, the sprawling capital of Central China’s Hubei province.It is a place where local officials were withholding information and doctors who were talking about the outbreak were explicitly told to keep quiet by the government.

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Superhuman: World’s Tallest Children

Imagine you're a child but trapped in the body of a giant, these are the children who simply tower above everyone and they live in a world that is just to small for them. In this film we meet Brendan, the 13 year old who is currently 7ft and 3 inches tall and can't stop growing, the Van Nes', a family of super tall children who get their height from genetics alone and Marley, a 17 year old Thai gi

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We Heard The Bells: The Influenza of 1918

With the Coronavirus death toll now surpassing 1,000 in mainland China it seems only appropriate that we take a look back in time to the year 1918. It was a year that saw the First World War come to an end, millions had died in the European trenches and the world was exhausted by war. However it wasn't long until a new horror gripped the world, it was a terrifying virus that would eventually claim

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Shed Your Tears and Walk Away

Shed Your Tears and Walk Away is a harrowing real-life drama set in the beautiful but rural town of Hebden Bridge, in the United Kingdom. We follow filmmaker Jez Lewis as he travels back to his hometown for yet another childhood friends funeral, having already lost five friends to suicide.The film itself is very much a personal quest for understanding as to how so many of his friends have foun

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Burzynski: The Cancer Cure Cover-Up

A Polish native named Stanislaw Burzynski attended Lublin Medical University where he graduated first in his class at age 24 and received his PhD in biochemistry the following year. While undergoing his research to acquire his PhD, Dr. Burzynski made a profound discovery. He found a strain of peptides in human blood and urine that had never before been recorded in biomedical research.As his cu

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America’s Fattest City

Houston Texas, is the fourth largest city in the United States and is located in a state where size most certainly matters. Texas is bigger than Germany, the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium put together. "Everything is bigger in Texas" is the saying in Texas and for some that extends to their waistline too.In the lone star state big people have given Houston a dubious status, it's Ame

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