Quarantine due to COVID-19
23rd January 2020 is a date to remember, it is the day where China took the step to quarantine an entire city with over 11 million people; But in just two months, the coronavirus pandemic has taken over the world, shutting down countries and impacting the lives of billions. Discovery Channel is bringing in experts to illustrate and answer important questions around this defining global health crisis through two documentaries, COVID-19: Battling the Devil and Pandemic: COVID-19.
Discovery Channel is bringing in experts to illustrate and answer important questions
COVID-19: Battling the Devil unveils the moments that led to the mass quarantine of Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicenter of the pandemic. The documentary transports viewers inside the world’s biggest lockdown, as scientists race to understand and contain the virus. Through interviews with frontline doctors, scientists, volunteers, and public officials, experience first-hand the challenging decisions China had to make in these crucial moments. This documentary will air on 19th April at 9 pm on Discovery Channel Astro Channel 572/552 (HD).
Preventing the spread of COVID-19
The hour-long special, Pandemic: COVID-19 demonstrates how the COVID-19 coronavirus spread throughout the entire world within just a matter of weeks. The coronavirus is causing an economic emergency with the closing of operations for global supply chains like Amazon, Apple, and Nissan. This documentary presents the latest news on how authorities across the world are coordinating to test and treat patients and to prevent further spread. It will premiere on 26th April 2020 at 9 pm, on Discovery Channel Astro Channel 572/552 (HD).
."The documentary transports viewers inside the world’s biggest lockdown"