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10 January, 2012

India Reports Completely Drug-Resistant TB

India Reports Completely Drug-Resistant TB | Wired Science | Wired.com: "Well, this is a bad way to start the year.

Over the past 48 hours, news has broken in India of the existence of at least 12 patients infected with tuberculosis that has become resistant to all the drugs used against the disease. Physicians in Mumbai are calling the strain TDR, for Totally Drug-Resistant. In other words, it is untreatable as far as they know..."

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