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Fighting Fire With Fire: Can We Kill Super-Resistant Mycobacteria With Viruses?

10:21 EDT 8 May 2019 | Forbes

Drug-resistant TB has high fatality and new antibiotics are scarce. A human study shows that bacteriophages might have a role in treating Mycobacterium abscessus, an infection that resembles drug-resistant TB. The door is now open for similar studies in patients with extensively drug-resistant TB.

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