Season 13, Episode 10 When Wonder Drugs Don't Work
First Aired: March 25, 1986
A report on bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. The hour includes a visit to a hospital in Melbourne, Australia, which was besieged in 1977 by a staph infection that wouldn't respond to most antibiotics.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)
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