Superbugs — The Fight For Our Lives (Nov 2017)

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Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London
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Dates & Time:
9th November 2017 to 10th March 2019
During school term: 10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Sun) – During half-term holidays: 10 AM to 7 PM (Mon-Sun) – During Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays: 10 AM to 6.30 PM (Mon-Sun); Last entry 45 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Free. See sciencemuseum.org.uk

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The Science Museum's Superbugs exhibition will reveal how scientists are responding to the challenge of fighting bacteria's increasing resistance to antibiotics.

Antibiotics have enabled us to combat diseases that were once thought completely untreatable, making risky operations safer and extending patients lives. But now bacteria are fighting back, and superbugs have evolved that are resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics.

This new exhibition will feature some of the latest scientific research, and tell the personal stories of the people waging war on bacteria.

 

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