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Focus (Medicine: Supergerms) #607027

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 04, 1995
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(Studio: Giselle Fernandez) Report introduced.

(New York: Rick Davis) The potential for a worldwide medical disaster from bacteria that have become supergerms, or, drug resistant diseases, examined; hospital scenes shown. [Children's Hospital Los Angeles Dr. Lawrence ROSS, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Mitchell COHEN, Morrisania Health Center Dr. Luis ESTEVEZ - explain why antibiotics no longer work.] The treatment of ear infection cited as an example of medicine going backwards. [Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Dr. Prabhavath FERENANDES, Tufts University school of medicine Dr. Michael BENISH - talk about the problems in researching and developing new drugs to fight drug-resistant bacteria.]

Davis, Rick;
Fernandez, Giselle

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