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Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

The Scary Truth About How We're Handling Superbugs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global problem. As infectious bacteria evolve, growing stronger than the medications used to fight them, people are...

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Could Kill 75 Million Over The Next 35 Years

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Astrid Zweynert LONDON, March 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over the next 35 years, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis will kill ...

Poor Diagnosis Driving Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Around The World: WHO

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - Half a million people fell sick with dangerous superbug...

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Drug Backed By FDA Panel

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ransdell Pierson Nov 28 (Reuters) - An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday voted that an experimen...

'Virtually Untreatable Tuberculosis'

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 10.31.2012 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

An international team led by researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published new data on Thursday showing that an epidemic of completely drug-resistant, airborne disease is creeping steadily toward us.

Funding Cut as Record Rates of Drug-Resistant TB Reported

Joanne Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joanne Carter

While Senators Obama, Biden, and Clinton all voted for the Lantos-Hyde plan to ramp up the fight against TB, now, they have not prioritized investment commensurate with the scale of devastation of this disease.