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Some strains of tuberculosis (TB) are resistant to several different drugs. Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) can usually be treated successfully after identifying which drugs the bacteria are still susceptible to. A strain of TB that is resistant to a larger number of drugs is known as extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB).

Promising new tuberculosis drug approved, but will it be affordable?

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
16 August 2019

Deadly drug-resistant TB a ‘blinking red’ global threat

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South China Morning Post
7 February 2019