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Societal factors play into rise of drug-resistant bacteria

  • Aired: 10/22/2013
  • 08:27
  • Rating: NR
Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? New strains of bacteria are on the rise, landing normally healthy people in the hospital with life-threatening, drug-resistant infections. Ray Suarez talks to David Hoffman, the journalist who led the investigation for Frontline's "Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria."
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