Bacteria Killers

One hundred years ago, the scientist Félix d’Herelle discovered the existence of the bacteriophage, a mysterious "bacteria killing" virus. As antibiotics are becoming less efficient in fighting increasingly strong bacteria, will phage therapy become the science of tomorrow? Will scientists be able to develop new medicine fast enough, or will the human race be overtaken by "superbug" pandemics?
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Overview

One hundred years ago, the scientist Félix d’Herelle discovered the existence of the bacteriophage, a mysterious "bacteria killing" virus. As antibiotics are becoming less efficient in fighting increasingly strong bacteria, will phage therapy become the science of tomorrow? Will scientists be able to develop new medicine fast enough, or will the human race be overtaken by "superbug" pandemics?

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Bacteria Killers

01: Bacteria Killers

One hundred years ago, the scientist Félix d’Herelle discovered the existence of the bacteriophage, a mysterious "bacteria killing" virus. As antibiotics are becoming less efficient in fighting increasingly strong bacteria, will phage therapy become the science of tomorrow? Will scientists be able to develop new medicine fast enough, or will the human race be overtaken by "superbug" pandemics?

53 min