Fighting disease… using viruses?


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In this week’s edition of The Debrief, John Beauchamp talks to staff writer Joanna Jasińska, who recently travelled to Wrocław to discover how a revolutionary therapy could be the answer to ever-mutating threats to our health.

With both bacteria becoming harder to kill and pharmaceutical companies finding providing newer and newer drugs unprofitable, a change in approach will be necessary: will so-called phage therapy provide the answer?

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