Incurable TB: Patients die without dignity

Resistance risk for new TB drugs, claims study
24th March 2017
Global rise of multidrug resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail decades of progress
24th March 2017

Incurable TB: Patients die without dignity

New tuberculosis (TB) infections have declined around the world – everywhere except sub-Saharan Africa. And the explosion of drug-resistant TB strains in South Africa, and other countries, have led to some patients being diagnosed with totally drug-resistant TB (TDR-TB).

This is according to a 70-page commission on drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) published in the Lancet medical journal today to mark World TB Day.

Read more Health-E News, 24 March 2017

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