Each year thousands of people die from bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Alternative drugs are urgently needed. A surprising ray of hope from the past are viruses that kill bacteria, but not us. Award-winning science journalist Thomas Hausler investigates how these long-forgotten cures may help sick people today.
THOMAS H USLER is Chief Science Editor of the Swiss news magazine, Facts. He has won several awards for his journalistic work, including one for an article about phage therapy in the world-renowned German weekly Die Zeit.