Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

Streaming Video - 2014
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FRONTLINE reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections: from a young girl thrust onto life support in an Arizona hospital, to a young American infected in India who comes home to Seattle, and an uncontrollable outbreak at the nation's most prestigious hospital, where 18 patients were mysteriously infected and six died, despite frantic efforts to contain the killer bacteria. Fueled by decades of antibiotic overuse, the crisis has deepened as major drug companies, squeezed by Wall Street expectations, have abandoned the development of new antibiotics.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2013
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Frontline (Television program)

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