27 February 2001 | Sicko_Atze
edutainment with a silent bug
Two virus experts chase life and dead flu carriers to the corners of the world in a race against time to prevent a plague of pandemic proportions. A grim reminder of the silent threat of renegade flu stems wrapped into 1,5 hours of high quality television entertainment makes Runaway Virus ideal edutainment for family consumption. Yes, the underlying love story may be a bit corny and some of the supporting roles could have been stronger, but research, costume design, art direction and photography have all been done well above television standards. The silent bug is that the biggest threat to public health is the possible arrival of a Guatemalan Typhoid Mary in LA, as if spreading the disease throughout Mexico would be less reason for panic....