The terrifying prospect that even routine operations will be impossible to perform has been raised by experts alarmed by the rise of drug-resistant genes, particularly those resistant to the "antibiotic of last resort", colistin
David Aaronovitch - whose life was saved by antibiotics after a routine operation went catastrophically wrong six years ago – talks to the scientists on a mission to solve the problem of drug-resistant infections.
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Emergence of colistin resistance in farm animals around the world takes researchers by surprise.
Doctors are warning that the rise of an almost untreatable superbug, immune to some of the last-line antibiotics available to hospitals, poses a grave threat and needs urgent government action.
CNN's Robyn Curnow speaks with the CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden about a superbug that is resistant to antibiotics.
A terrible future could be on the horizon, a future which rips one of the greatest tools of medicine out of the hands of doctors.