We are running out of effective antibiotics fast


PBS NewsHour

Published on Aug 2, 2017

Each year, superbugs — viral bacterial infections resistant to common antibiotics — infect more than two million Americans, killing at least 38,000. As the list of antibiotic resistant bacteria grows, so have the extraordinary efforts to prevent the spread of infection from patient to patient. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien and economics correspondent Paul Solman team up for a report.

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