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US Plan Takes Aim at Deadly Strain of Tuberculosis

The Obama administration has unveiled a plan to help combat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in the United States and globally. While about 100 cases of MDR-TB are diagnosed annually in the U.S., the disease affects nearly half a million people around the world every year. The plan released Tuesday is the first from the White House to address the global threat of MDR-TB, the deadlier strain of tuberculosis. The National Action Plan is built on three goals: strengthening...

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