This note examines the extent of, and risks posed by, drug-resistant TB.Jump to full report >>
Tuberculosis (TB) is a leading cause of death globally. Progress in the control of TB is threatened by drug-resistant TB strains. This note examines the extent of, and risks posed by, drug-resistant TB. It also gives an overview of national and international TB surveillance, research into treatments and policy options to limit infections.
Authors: Peter Border; Sarah Bunn
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