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Risking all for life-saving drug

Risking all for life-saving drug

With treatment priced out of reach, some extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) patients face a tough choice: break the law or die. During the days of Aids denialism, activists smuggled antiretrovirals into the country in suitcases and airfreight ... IOL, 1 week ago

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Patients break law to get TB drug

Cape Town - The high cost of drugs for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) has led some medical aid schemes to be selective in providing coverage and left patients with a tough choice: break the law or die. During the dark days of ...
 IOL2 weeks ago Rise in TB cases attributed to discontinuation of medication  The Hindu12 hours ago

Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies Push Back on New Patent Policy

In early October, Health-e News broke the story of Andaleeb Rinquest-January. Diagnosed with XDR-TB in 2011, Rinquest-January fought for her life and eventually she said began to recover after being prescribed the XDR-TB drug linezolid. However, ...
 Individual.com23 hours ago XDR-TB patients smuggle pills as treatment priced out of reach  Health-e2 weeks ago South Africa: XDR-TB Patients Smuggle Pills As Treatment Priced Out of Reach  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago No isolation for XDR TB patients at Port Moresby General Hospital  ABC Radio Australia3 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

An Ebola quarantine (21 days) is nothing compared to the one for drug-resistant TB (2 years)

Think Ebola patients are the only ones put quarantine in the 21st century? People with other contagious diseases like drug-resistant tuberculous are kept in isolation as well. Natalie Shure describes her two years in solitary in a long essay ...
 MedCity News7 hours ago MDR-TB deaths in Mumbai less than national average, 350 patients cured  Times of India4 weeks ago Docs, apart from govt, to blame for rise in drug-resistant TB  Mumbai Mirror1 month ago Drug-resistant TB patients lost in the system  Health-e2 months ago

Alarming Levels of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Patients in Metropolitan Mumbai, India

by Petros Isaakidis, Mrinalini Das, Ajay M V Kumar, Christopher Peskett, Minni Khetarpal, Arun Bamne, Balkrishna Adsul, Mamta Manglani, Kuldeep Singh Sachdeva, Malik Parmar, Avinash Kanchar, B.B. Rewari, Alaka Deshpande, Camilla Rodrigues, Anjali ...
 Plosone.org12 hours ago

The Strange, Isolated Life Of A Tuberculosis Patient In The 21st Century

One of the loneliest nights of my life was when I masturbated for an Australian stranger on the only webcam chat site that would load on the shitty hospital Wi-Fi. He didn't want to show his face on camera, and I didn't care whether it was because ...
 BuzzFeed4 days ago

WB provides $100m to take on TB in India

World Bank team accompanied by World Health Organisation specialists visits Shatabdi Hospital in Govandi and some tuberculosis hot-spots. The World Bank and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have jointly extended an aid of ...
 Mumbai Mirror5 days ago

TB has killed more than 300 in 3 yrs

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 Times of India6 days ago
Times of India

Government drags feet on effective anti-TB drug

MUMBAI: Bedaquiline, the first anti-tuberculosis drug manufactured after rifampicin almost 50 years ago, has been effective in five Indian patients, shows a new study by a city hospital. But it cannot be prescribed to other drug-resistant TB ...
 Times of India1 week ago Know your epidemic: First-ever national anti-TB drug resistance survey launched  OpEdNews.com1 month ago India Launches First-Ever National Anti-TB Drug Resistance Survey  NewsBlaze1 month ago First-ever national anti-TB drug resistance survey launched  News Track India1 month ago
Goa Herald


It's a long road ahead for the fight against antimicrobial resistance. A few months ago the WHO declared that worldwide resistance to antibiotics had reached alarming levels and poses a major global threat to public health. Antibiotic resistance, ...
 Goa Herald1 week ago
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