Defeating the Superbugs: BBC2: Horizon

an image of test tubesAvailable on iPlayer until 9:59PM Mon, 17 Sep 2012

Across the world we are seeing the emergence of bacteria that have gone rogue.

These are the superbugs, dangerous bacteria that are becoming resistant to our only defense; antibiotics.

Horizon meets the scientists who are tracking the spread of these potential killers around the globe, and discovers the new techniques researchers are developing to help defeat these superbugs.

Watch Horizon on BBC iPlayer here: