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Evidence of TB Found in People who are 'Cured'

Researchers are perplexed following the discovery that tuberculosis may not be completely gone in those who are deemed “cured.”  A recent study found evidence of the bacterium that causes TB remains in the lungs after treatment.   A study of 99 HIV-negative individuals in Cape Town, South Africa, who had been treated for pulmonary tuberculosis with a rigorous antibiotic regimen, had their lungs imaged before during and after treatment. Investigators at Stellenbosch University...

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