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New Drug Fights Hospital-Borne Infection
KPBS

A San Diego pharmaceutical firm is now offering a new drug for a persistent and potentially deadly bacterium that affects people in hospitals and nursing homes. The story behind the development of the drug by Optimer Pharmaceuticals can give us a peek into the business of bio-technology. And the tug of war between the needs of sick people and the tremendous expense of developing new drugs…

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