Killer microbes in movies

Burns, A. M. and Bhella, D. (2017) Killer microbes in movies. Microbiology Today, 44(4), pp. 162-165.

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Abstract

Killer microbes that cause doomsday scenarios are popular topics for film plotlines. With the public generally scared of infectious disease epidemics and the biological agents responsible for them, these films must strike a balance between delivering gripping, action-packed cinematography and accurate science to be believable and realistic.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Bhella, Dr David and Burns, Andrew
Authors: Burns, A. M., and Bhella, D.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Microbiology Today
Publisher:Society for General Microbiology
ISSN:1464-0570
Published Online:07 November 2017

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