their survival not taken seriously

TV CREW ACCUSED OF KILLING LOST TRIBE CHILDREN WITH FLU

  A British TV director was accused today of causing the deaths of four members of an isolated Amazonian tribe by unwittingly introducing the flu virus into their remote village. Matt Currington, a London-based documentary maker, has been blamed for triggering a “mini-epidemic” in the village of 250 people which led to the deaths of three children and one adult of the Matsigenka people, who live in the isolated Amazonian Cumerjali area of south-eastern Peru. The 38-year-old was employed by Cicada Productions []