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06/01/2014

The food inspectors tracking down some of London's dirtiest kitchens. How a drug-resistant form of TB is spreading in the capital, and the race to save the spire of a great church.

From Michelin-starred restaurants to local caffs, Mark Jordan joins the food inspectors as they track down some of London's dirtiest kitchens. Marc Ashdown investigates how a new form of drug-resistant TB is spreading across the capital. And Lucinda Lambton on the race to save the famous spire of one of Christopher Wren's greatest churches.

29 minutes

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Mon 6 Jan 2014 19:30

Tackling drug-resistant TB in London

Tackling drug-resistant TB in London

Health experts are trying to tackle an increase in a highly infectious drug-resistant form of TB which could leave London on the cusp of a TB epidemic.

 

During the past year around 3,500 Londoners were diagnosed with the disease, with boroughs like Newham and Ealing experiencing high rates of infection.

 

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Matthew Wright
Reporter Mark Jordan
Reporter Marc Ashdown
Reporter Lucinda Lambton
Series Producer Andy Richards

Broadcast

  • Mon 6 Jan 2014 19:30