The antibiotic apocalypse

15 December 2015

Interview with

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

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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