Achilles heel

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Midland scientists have exposed a killer microbe's Achilles heel in a move that may restore penicillin to the frontline in the superbug war.
Every fighter has an Achilles heel, every fighter will do something repeatedly over the course of their fights and you only get that from watching them over and over again on video.
Perhaps the greatest danger is that of self-censorship on the part of BBC journalists and their managers who could decide that they should avoid opening wounds in the Achilles heels of governments.