The Ebola outbreak of 2014 shook the world. But just as is often the case after literal seismic events, the metaphorically earth-shaking Ebola outbreak was followed by a sense of relief—and far too soon after that by a sense of complacency as people simply moved on. Did we learn the lessons we needed to learn? Are we ready for the next pandemic—one that’s possibly worse than Ebola, worse than we can even imagine? Have we identified the gaps exposed by the Ebola outbreak in order to fill them in anticipation of the next one? Because it truly is a question of when—not if.

“Unseen Enemy,” the newest documentary from Vulcan Productions, is an illuminating—and scary—answer to these tough questions. See the film’s debut Friday night at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on CNN or anytime on CNN GO.

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READING LIST

Exposing the 'Unseen Enemy'

By Paul G. Allen