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Madam Secretary

Desperate Remedies (Season 2, Episode 19)
TV-14
TV Episode | 42 min | Drama

Efforts to negotiate the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls take a serious turn when the Marburg Virus infects the emissary sent to secure their return. Aid organizations struggle to contain the outbreak in volatile Cameroon amid threats ...See moreEfforts to negotiate the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls take a serious turn when the Marburg Virus infects the emissary sent to secure their return. Aid organizations struggle to contain the outbreak in volatile Cameroon amid threats of terrorism. Elizabeth agonizes over offering an experimental but effective treatment to the infected leader of the terrorists in exchange for the release of the girls & safety for the aid organizations treating the people. Written by Blair See less
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Barbara Hall (created by) | Matt Ward | Alexander Maggio (story editor)
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Status
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Updated Apr 10, 2016

Release date
Apr 10, 2016 (United States)
Awards
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7 nominations

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Tim Daly
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Jason Altman
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7.4 / 10 | 217 votes