As antibiotics fail, superbugs are rising. Called ‘the silent pandemic’, soon even a small cut or routine surgery could end up being fatal. But hope has been found.
In Australia, critically ill patients are being injected with trillions of viruses in order to survive. Following the patients, doctors, and scientists in nail-biting real time, we discover the power of ‘phage therapy’; a strange and elusive 100-year old treatment that promises to not only save these patients’ lives but give hope to the world.