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The Iron Lung

Season 3 Episode 1 | 48m 11s

As doctors and medical personnel leave the GDR for West Berlin, Dr. Ella Wendt is transferred to Charite. Despite the hardships in the East, Ella is excited by the chance to work with the renowned serologist and pathologist Otto Prokop

Aired: 08/17/23
Funding for Charité is provided by Viking.
Extras
Construction begins on the Berlin Wall, further dividing the residents of East and West.
A man is shot trying to cross the border. Dr. Nowack and Ella disagree on a diagnosis.
Dr. Nowack is appointed senior physician for internal medicine; Ella knows what it cost.
Ella is invited to present her findings in West Berlin, but Dr. Nowack must vouch for her.
A newborn with jaundice is in poor condition. Ella accesses Dr. Prokop’s blood bank.
A soldier is brought in for surgery, though some believe he shot himself.
Nurse Christel notices the small gestures of affection between Martin and Otto.
During delivery, Anni almost bleeds to death and her newborn’s life is at risk.
The reality of having an unhealthy baby leads the young doctors down a dangerous path.
An attempt on Hitler's life puts Dr. Sauerbruch and his son in the hands of the law.
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Construction begins on the Berlin Wall, further dividing the residents of East and West.
A man is shot trying to cross the border. Dr. Nowack and Ella disagree on a diagnosis.
Dr. Nowack is appointed senior physician for internal medicine; Ella knows what it cost.
Ella is invited to present her findings in West Berlin, but Dr. Nowack must vouch for her.
A newborn with jaundice is in poor condition. Ella accesses Dr. Prokop’s blood bank.
A soldier is brought in for surgery, though some believe he shot himself.
Nurse Christel notices the small gestures of affection between Martin and Otto.
During delivery, Anni almost bleeds to death and her newborn’s life is at risk.
The reality of having an unhealthy baby leads the young doctors down a dangerous path.
An attempt on Hitler's life puts Dr. Sauerbruch and his son in the hands of the law.