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Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria (Episode #3114H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

"Nightmare bacteria." That's how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities, and across the globe. Frontline reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections: from a young girl thrust onto life support in an Arizona hospital, to a young American infected in India who comes home to Seattle, and an uncontrollable outbreak at the nation's most prestigious hospital, where eighteen patients were mysteriously infected and six died, despite frantic efforts to contain the killer bacteria. Fueled by decades of antibiotic overuse, the crisis has deepened as major drug companies, squeezed by Wall Street expectations, have abandoned the development of new antibiotics. Without swift action, the miracle age of antibiotics could be coming to an end.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Life On Parole (Episode #3514)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Follow former prisoners through the challenges of their first year on parole. With unique access, the film goes inside the effort to change the way parole works in Connecticut and reduce the number of people returning to prison.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Terror In Europe (Episode #3503H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Inside Europe's fight against the rise of Islamist terrorism. As Europe reels from a terror onslaught, top counter-terror officials describe their struggle to contain the unprecedented threat revealed by attacks in France and Belgium.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
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