Defeating The Superbug

2015
52:04

November 24, 2015

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Almost all modern medicine relies on our ability to stop dangerous bacteria in their tracks. But over the years, our overuse of antibiotics has helped breed a dangerous collection of bacteria that have become increasingly resistant to these drugs. These superbugs are putting patients at risk of succumbing to diseases like tuberculosis or gangrene. This program travels to the front line of the war against bacteria. From the ancient caves of New Mexico to the sewers of Karachi, it highlights the ...
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