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Spread of highly drug-resistant tuberculosis sparks concerns

Most XDR-TB Cases Spread From Person-To-Person, Study Shows

NPR : Why Is Extensively Drug-Resistant TB On The Rise? One of the big questions about extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis [XDR-TB] is whether this severe form of the disease is on the rise due to a failure of medications or if it's spreading ... Kaiser, 14 hours ago

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TB institute warns against use of new drug

Uncertainty continues to shroud the fate of 18-year-old girl suffering from Extreme Drug Resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis who is waiting for the drug Bedaquiline (BDQ). The National Institute of Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases (NITRD) on Monday told ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

MY STORY: Why I Chose to Trek up 20,000 Feet with Compromised Lungs after Fighting XDR Tuberculosis

In the MY STORY section, we present some of the most compelling and pertinent stories and experiences shared with us by our readers. Do you have something to share? Write to us: with "MY STORY" in the subject line. ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Study examines XDR-TB transmission in South Africa

The results of a new study suggest that, in an area of South Africa with a high tuberculosis (TB) burden, most cases of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) TB were likely the result of transmission, not inadequate treatment of MDR TB. The results ...
 Pharmacist.com11 hours ago Study provides new evidence on role of person-to person transmission in drug-resistant TB  KunMail.com1 day ago Study shows justification that person-to-person delivery drives widespread of drug-resistant TB  HealthMediciNet.com19 minutes ago Study shows evidence that person-to-person transmission drives spread of drug-resistant TB  News-Medical.Net5 hours ago
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International training course on strengthening TB and M/XDR-TB control in prisons

Baku, Azerbaijan In alignment with the global WHO strategy to end tuberculosis (TB) and the TB action plan for the WHO European Region (20162020), WHO/Europe, together with the WHO Collaborating Centre on Prevention and Control of TB in Prisons ...
 WHO Europe1 week ago Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis  Sangai Express3 weeks ago DBT to begin research on MDR-TB in Northeast India with focus on genomics driven intervention approaches  PharmaBiz1 month ago U.S. Government Roles in Control of Global Tuberculosis  Center for Strategic and International Studies1 month ago

India: Renewed hope with new drugs

XDR-TB patient Nischaya, at home in the Ambedkar Nagar area of Mumbai. Two new drugs, bedaquiline and delamanid, are proving to be the very last life-line for tuberculosis (TB) patients with the most extreme forms of drug resistance. While a few ...
 PressReleasePoint2 months ago Access: MSF reports on use of the new tuberculosis drugs bedaquiline and delamanid  PressReleasePoint2 months ago

A Teen's Family Fought To Get Her A Restricted TB Drug — And Won

A teenager who sued the Indian government to gain access to a new drug against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis was granted her petition in a ruling handed down by the New Delhi High Court on January 18, according to the family lawyer. The decision ...
 WYPR10 hours ago

Fifth meeting of the Regional Collaborating Committee on Tuberculosis Control and Care

The Regional Collaborating Committee on Tuberculosis Control and Care (RCC-TB) was established as an interactive platform of stakeholders including donors, technical agencies, professional societies, and patient and community representatives to ...
 WHO Europe10 hours ago
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Tuberculosis: Deadly as ever

Second of two parts A vaccine that prevented tuberculosis would merit a Nobel Prize, but it's just very difficult to develop. Tom Frieden Since time immemorial, tuberculosis (TB) has been a public health threat. As early as 460 BC, ...
 Business Mirror13 hours ago

What can this Peru slum teach the world about stopping the spread of TB?

Provided by Guardian News Francisco Verastegui For Jasmin Bueno, aged seven, and her brother Aaron, aged six, there is little that can make swallowing chemo-profilactic pills any less bitter. But the tablets they stoically gulp down daily during ...
 MSN News US4 days ago Peru has one of the highest TB recovery rates  Peru this Week1 week ago Global Development Professionals Network What can this Peru slum teach the world about stopping the spread of TB?  The Guardian1 week ago
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