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Drug Combo Could Advance Fight Against Multi-Drug-Resistant TB

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, estimates 10 million people became sick and 1.5 million died in 2014 as a result of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis. Without an effective and aggressive treatment strategy, the number of cases could rise to 75 million worldwide by 2050. A new study concludes that a combination of at least six drugs may be needed to combat the growing health menace. "If we don't act promptly, if we don't act now, then the...

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