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WPS TV Program Focus: Bacterial Threat: The Search for New Treatments

For decades, antibiotics have been used to treat bacterial infections, but doctors and patients are faced with a growing threat: the bacteria are becoming resistant. Research into new antibiotics is ongoing, but even these drugs could eventually become useless against certain types of pathogens. Scientists are now looking into alternatives, such as bacteriophage treatments, which kill specific germs without having an adverse effect on the patient's body.

Bacterial Threat: The Search for New Treatments will broadcast at 8:00 PM Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday on WPS TV Comcast channel 54.

Here is an excerpt from the program:

 


Posted May 9, 2016
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