‘PANDEMIC: COVID-19’ will premiere on Tuesday 31 March at 9pm (KSA) on Discovery Channel. The channel is part of the OSN bouquet.
PANDEMIC: COVID-19, a one-hour documentary that takes an in-depth look at the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe will premiere on Discovery Channel on Tuesday, March 31 at 9pm KSA. The channel is available as part of the OSN bouquet.
In the documentary, experts will shed light on the treatment and transmission of the novel virus, which initially baffled doctors and scientists who first encountered early patients who fell ill. The special will also look at how within a matter of weeks, COVID-19 spread throughout China and beyond, alarming healthcare professionals and scientists.
PANDEMIC: COVID-19 will take viewers inside the fight to contain the pandemic with the latest news on how the government is coordinating to test and treat patients, and to prevent further spread. Experts will also reveal why COVID-19 is unique, why the world was so unprepared for it and what could have been done differently to contain its spread.
The documentary will trace the origin of the outbreak in the United States to the first patient, its rapid spread in Seattle and probe the dramatic and unexpected transmission across the country. Viewers will hear from the leading experts in medicine on the frontlines as well as academia, government officials and patients with first-hand accounts.
PANDEMIC: COVID-19 will look at the effects of the drastic measures happening across America as institutions, schools and businesses are shut down to prevent transmission. This special will also shed insight from those leading the fight to find answers as well as a possible cure.