Science Interviews


Tue, 15th Dec 2015

The antibiotic apocalypse

Dr Mark Holmes, University of Cambridge and Dr Nick Brown, Addenbrooke's Hospital

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News broke recently of bacteria discovered in China that are now resistant to Livestockantibiotics used normally as a last resort, prompting fears we could be on the cusp of an age where bacterial infections are no longer curable. So are we all doomed, or is this scare-mongering? Georgia Mills puts the problem under the microscope for us...

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