EXTRA LIFE: A SHORT HISTORY OF LIVING LONGER : Medical Drugs

Premieres Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. ET

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Learn about the surprisingly recent invention of medicine that combats illness directly.

  • Airdate(s): 5/17/2021, 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET
  • #: EXLF 103
  • Original Broadcast: 5/18/21

Episode Description

Learn about the surprisingly recent invention of medicine that combats illness directly, such as antibiotics. From the accidental discovery of penicillin to today’s hunt for antivirals, this history underpins work to find COVID-19 treatments.

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