Maryn McKenna

Jan. 13, 2012

New Tuberculosis Strain Thwarts All Antibiotics

Maryn McKenna, author of Superbug, discusses the possible origins of the strain.

tuberculosis, drug resistance

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Infection

About 100,000 people die every year due to infections acquired in a hospital, according to a new government report. In this hour, we'll look at the problem, and talk about some of the infectious organisms that put patients at risk, from MRSA to C. diff.

infection, infectious disease, hospital acquired infection, mrsa

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