29 Mar 2018

New antibiotic test gives hope for future

From Morning Report, 8:21 am on 29 March 2018

A new family of antibiotics could help fight the superbug MRSA that's resistant to most current antibiotics.

University of Auckland microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles, says that's good news for New Zealand, which has some of the highest rates of infection from Staphylococcus aureus in the developed world.

She discusses what the breakthrough means with Guyon Espiner.