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Horizon: 2012-2013 - Defeating the Superbugs

Duration: 01:52

Across the world we are seeing the emergence of bacteria that have gone rogue.

These are the superbugs, dangerous bacteria that are becoming resistant to our only defense; antibiotics.

Horizon meets the scientists who are tracking the spread of these potential killers around the globe, and discovers the new techniques researchers are developing to help defeat these superbugs.

Available since: Fri 7 Sep 2012

Credits

Series Editor
Aidan Laverty
Director
Diana Hill
Producer
Diana Hill

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Horizon 2012-2013, Defeating the Superbugs

6/17 Exploring the emergence of dangerous strains of bacteria resistant to antibiotics.

First broadcast: 10 Sep 2012

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