Director: Mo Scarpelli
2013 | 11 min
South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa
India | South Africa
Subtitles: English, Spanish
In The Rise of a Superbug, Dr. Jayant Banavaliker, a leading TB doctor in Delhi, chronicles his daily struggle to save patients using today’s antiquated tools. The film also follows the harrowing story of Phumeza Tisile’s near-death experience with extensively drug-resistant TB, which takes place in Cape Town.