History Channel premieres new documentary ‘COVID vs the World’

by Matthew Escosia
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The HISTORY Channel premieres its highly anticipated original production ‘COVID vs The World’, a documentary film that dives deep into the COVID-19 from the point of view of the virus itself, as well as the scientists grappling to understand it.

The docufilm will be aired on the HISTORY Channel throughout Southeast Asia this January 17, 2021 (Sunday), 7:10 AM SGT and the 18th (Monday), 8:55 AM SGT. It will also be aired in Korea this January 26 and in Japan this February 14.

Directed by Chris Humphrey, the 60-minute docufilm delves into how scientists, doctors, and other experts across Singapore, China, Japan, South Korea, and the U.K. worked tirelessly around the clock to combat the micro-pathogen and the concerns and opinions of public and political figures. ‘COVID vs The World’ also shows how the disease has affected people on the frontline, through survivor and healthcare professionals’ testimonies.

“One year on from the discovery of the virus that changed the world, A+E Networks Asia is truly proud to present an insightful documentary on the topic from the point of view of the scientists.COVID vs The World is a show created in their voice,” said Saugato Banerjee, Managing Director of A+E Networks APAC.

“Our production team across Singapore, Tokyo, and Seoul worked tirelessly to film, edit and produce this incredibly emotive documentary during a global pandemic. We are proud to share this film with our audience in Southeast Asia coinciding with the rollout of a vaccine that the scientific community has developed in a record amount of time.”

‘COVID vs The World’ is A+E Television Network’s first co-production delivered in Asia with the organization’s production teams in Singapore, Tokyo, and Seoul.

What are your thoughts on the new documentary film ‘COVID vs The World’? Are you watching it this week on The HISTORY Channel? 


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