Explain This

18 - Bacteriophage

March 18, 2021 Season 1 Episode 18
Explain This
18 - Bacteriophage
Show Notes

Can bacteria get infections too? How do the new mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 work? Why on Earth would doctors make you swallow a pill full of poop?

Today we study a curious organism with a name that literally means "devourer of bacteria" and how we can harness the power of viruses in modern medicine.

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