New Strain Of TB in Over Fifty Countries

A drug resistant strain of Tuberculosis (TB) has spread to at least 55 countries, with India and China being the worst affected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

It says half of all new drug-resistant cases of tuberculosis are resistant at at time of infection.

“Anyway you look at it this is a potentially explosive situation,” says head of WHO.

Till now,  resistance to TB medication was something that developed over time, if a patient stoped  or interrupted administration of his/her drugs.

Drug Resistant TB

Drug Resistant TB

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