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Watch Thomas Morton Debrief Our New HBO Episode About Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

We sat down with Morton to discuss his segment on the the scientists looking for new, natural sources of antibiotic compounds to stop superviruses before we're hit with a global pandemic.

by VICE Staff
Apr 18 2015, 3:30am

We're now deep into the third season of our show VICE on HBO. So far this year, we've taken a look at climate change in Antarctica, American militias taking law into their own hands, and traced the cocaine highway that leads from the streets of Venezuela to the sinuses of European teenagers, among other stories. We just aired a new episode where host Thomas Morton investigated the rise of superviruses immune to our antibiotics and the scientists searching deep into the jungle for new, natural sources of antibiotic compounds before our world is hit with a global pandemic. We sat down with Morton to debrief the episode. Check it out above.

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