Highly drug-resistant TB spreading person to person: study

Highly drug-resistant TB spreading person to person: study

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that a form of tuberculosis that is resistant to at least four of the front-line antibiotics used to treat the bacterial disease is primarily spreading from person to person in South Africa. The finding is significant, the authors of the study say, because it suggests that the long-held notion that extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis…

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