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Documentary in which Angela Rippon looks into the new ways that scientists are trying to fight bacterial infections, as they try to combat antibiotic resistance.

Wild alligators and a sewage works are just two of the places Angela Rippon discovers that scientists are looking for new ways to fight bacterial infections. Angela reveals how a growing number of bacterial diseases are becoming resistant to the antibiotics currently in use. If nothing is done, millions could die.

Angela investigates the latest scientific breakthroughs, meets a GP on the front line in the fight against infection and finds out how we can all take part in the effort to keep the miracle cure effective.

58 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Mar 2021 00:25

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:03


    Say My Name (feat. Zyra)


Role Contributor
Presenter Angela Rippon
Director Ben Southwell
Assistant Producer Emily Goldblatt
Production Manager Jessie Anderson
Composer Richard Mainwaring
Executive Producer Owen Gay
Executive Producer Dale Templar


  • Wed 30 Jan 2019 20:00
  • Thu 31 Jan 2019 19:00
  • Wed 6 Feb 2019 23:15
  • Wed 6 Feb 2019 23:40
  • Thu 7 Feb 2019 00:10
  • Thu 14 Feb 2019 08:00
  • Thu 7 Nov 2019 00:05
  • Thu 7 Nov 2019 00:30
  • Thu 7 Nov 2019 00:35
  • Thu 18 Mar 2021 23:45
  • Fri 19 Mar 2021 00:25

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