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FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

05:01 EDT 15 Aug 2019 | News-Medical.net

Tuberculosis is the leading infectious killer in the world, far above AIDS. It kills about 1.6 million of the 10 million it affects every year. About 30,000 patients worldwide now have XDR tuberculosis (that fails to respond to any of the four antibiotic categories in use at present).

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