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WHO: New Multi-drug Resistant TB Treatment Could Be Game Changer

The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending a new easier and cheaper treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) that it says will save the lives of tens of thousands of people. Every year, nearly one-half million men, women, and children worldwide develop multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.  And, each year, 190,000 of these people die.  The WHO says the death rate is high because fewer than 20 percent of the patients are being properly treated....

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