Pandemics through History

In 1918, Spanish flu infected people around the world causing more than 40 million deaths. It was the first pandemic of the twentieth century. In the late 1970s, HIV first appeared, causing the death of millions of people. Since then, other viruses such as Ebola and H1N1 have caused deadly epidemics.

Selection of clips

  • Ebola Retrospective

  • Programme title: F2 Le Journal 20H
  • Collection: A2 / France 2
  • First broadcast date: friday 26/05/1995
  • Cholera

  • Programme title: 20 heures le journal
  • Collection: A2 / France 2
  • First broadcast date: thursday 03/08/2000
  • Day of leprosy

  • Programme title: TF1 20 heures
  • Collection: TF1 News (Private - August 1982 ->)
  • First broadcast date: saturday 24/01/2004
  • Avian flu and Spanish flu

  • Programme title: 19 20 Edition nationale
  • Collection: FR3 / France 3
  • First broadcast date: saturday 31/01/2004
  • Avian influenza: FAO

  • Programme title: 13 heures le journal
  • Collection: A2 / France 2
  • First broadcast date: wednesday 04/02/2004
  • Tuberculosis

  • Programme title: TF1 20 heures
  • Collection: TF1 News (Private - August 1982 ->)
  • First broadcast date: wednesday 11/10/2006
  • Aids in France

  • Programme title: 20 heures
  • Collection: A2 / France 2
  • First broadcast date: tuesday 27/11/2007
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