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LESCH’S COSMOS – SWINE FEVER, CORONA & CO

THE RISE OF NEW VIRUSES

More than one million people have already died of a virus that probably originates from bats. But the new coronavirus is not the only animal-derived virus that threatens us: In September 2020, African swine fever also broke out in Germany, as did the West Nile virus transmitted by mosquitoes. In his new program, Harald Lesch goes on the trail of the new viruses.

 


WRITER & DIRECTOR: Jakob Kneser     CAMERAMEN: Till Vielrose, Christian Eichenauer, Michael Kern, Tobias Oberberger MUSIC: Markus Lehmann-Horn     EDITOR: Nils Schomers     COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Christiane Götz-Sobel (ZDF), Christina Schrader (ZDF)