Superbug outbreak cluster

Title
Superbug outbreak cluster
Genre
Interview
TX Date
26 May 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Political correspondent Des Fahy interviews Chief Medical Officer Kenneth Calman on the outbreak of superbug Group A Streptococcal infections which has spread from initial cases in Gloucestershire. 12 people have died so far. Calman stresses it is very rare and unusual and can be treated if caught early. He also responds to accusations by politicians the media has hyped the cases.
Contributors
Des Fahy; Kenneth Calman
Keywords
Health services; Mass media; Gloucestershire; Steptococcal infections

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