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FRONTLINE

Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

  • Aired: 10/22/2013
  • 00:31
  • Rating: NR
Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics can’t stop.
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FRONTLINE investigates the rise of deadly drug-resistant bacteria.
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