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S3-E3 Paul Ehrlich's `Magic Bullet' and the Cure for Syphilis

S3-E3 Paul Ehrlich's `Magic Bullet' and the Cure for Syphilis

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Summary

Naomi Alderman tells the story of Paul Ehrlich's cure for syphilis, and explains how his work provides the basis for targeted treatments that hit the disease, and not the patient.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Naomi Alderman
Producer Deborah Cohen
Producer Erika Wright

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