When the Drug is Alive: Treating Superbug Infections with Bacteriophage Therapy

When the Drug is Alive: Treating Superbug Infections with Ba...

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In 2016, Dr. Steffanie Strathdee was involved in a remarkable case where she and her colleagues revived a hundred year old forgotten cure - bacteriophage therapy—to save her husband’s life from a deadly superbug infection. Strathdee shares the details of her family’s story and discusses ethical issues related to treating bacterial infections with viruses. Series: "Exploring Ethics" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 36633]
In 2016, Dr. Steffanie Strathdee was involved in a remarkable case where she and her colleagues revived a hundred year old forgotten cure - bacteriophage therapy—to save her husband’s life from a deadly superbug infection. Strathdee shares the details of her family’s story and discusses ethical issues related to treating bacterial infections with viruses. Series: "Exploring Ethics" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 36633]