Rise Of Resistance

Dr Mark Porter investigates the phenomenon of resistance to antibiotics. Deaths from MRSA continue to rise, but many other conditions such as cancer and malaria are now fighting back against even our newest therapies.

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2/2. Dr Mark Porter investigates the phenomenon of resistance to antibiotics. Will scientists ever beat drug resistance? MRSA, cancer, HIV and TB are all resistant to the most sophisticated therapies. Mark looks at the latest science designed to trick microbes and outwit cancers.

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