Med Talks: Superbug Series

In this five-part series, recorded at the National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) forum, the world’s leading infectious disease specialists discuss what needs to be done to beat antimicrobial resistance.

Hosted by Anthony Frangi, we look at AMR from the big issues down to the smallest changes in drug design. Why? Because inaction is no longer an option if we want to survive.

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Beating bacteria is no small feat for doctors, but what does it feel like to be the one fighting the infection? Matthew Ames was just 39 years old when what started as a sore throat ended in the loss of both his arms and legs. He had contracted streptococcal that resulted in toxic shock.