FRONTLINE: Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

FRONTLINE: Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

Tue, 10/22/2013 - 10:00pm

An investigation on the alarming rise of untreatable infections. 

Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics can’t stop in Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria airing Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV

Continue the conversation Wednesday, October 23 at 3 p.m. with Dr. Peter Salgo, host of Second Opinion, public televisions only regularly scheduled medical show. Dr. Salgo will be available to answer your questions during our live Twitter chat, “How to Protect Yourself from a Hospital Acquired Infection”. To participate follow us @DrSalgo and @SecondOpinionTV #AskTVDr.

You can also send us your questions and thoughts for the upcoming live Twitter Chat with Dr. Peter Salgo. Follow @DrSalgo & @SecondOpinionTV #AskTVDr.