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NOVA; When Wonder Drugs Don't Work

03/03/1986

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Series
NOVA
Program
When Wonder Drugs Don't Work
Program Number

1310

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

Examines the medical community's alarm as the spread of antibiotic resistant infection increases, and studies how one hospital fights its own dramatic epidemic.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; When Wonder Drugs Don't Work,” 03/03/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 13, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_654F0549197D4AB5B1B149C20DA79457.
MLA: “NOVA; When Wonder Drugs Don't Work.” 03/03/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 13, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_654F0549197D4AB5B1B149C20DA79457>.
APA: NOVA; When Wonder Drugs Don't Work. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_654F0549197D4AB5B1B149C20DA79457
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