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Medical Imaging May Help Find New TB Drugs

Tuberculosis drugs have their shortcomings. They do not work very fast, and drug-resistant strains of TB keep emerging. Now, scientists have demonstrated how medical imaging technology can help develop better drugs to treat tuberculosis. In its most recent report, the World Health Organization says nine million people developed TB last year, and 1.5 million people died from the disease. Most cases were in the Asia-Pacific region, but tuberculosis is deadliest in Africa, which had the...

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