Thursday, October 24, 2013

Drug Resistant Infections Have Arrived In The US

According to the Center For Disease Control as reported in this documentary, 2 million  people are infected with drug resistant bacteria each year. An estimated 23,000 die each year from the same drug resistant bacteria. This feature is instructive for any and all people who may be treated in hospitals and or may exposed themselves unknowingly to the bacteria. 

AIR DATE: Oct. 22, 2013
How societal, economic factors play into rise of drug-resistant bacteria

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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