The Mould, The Myth and the Microbe and out-break: The Microbe Masters the Mould (1986)

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The first programme examines the true story of the discovery of penicillin, docu menting the important work contributed by Howard Florey and his team at Oxford. The second reports on the emergence o of a microbe which first appeared in melbourne hospitals in 1981, and has now re ached Britain, that is resistant to all antibiotics except one, but for how long ? Features senior hospital microbiologist, Dr. Kent Harvey

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