Scientists discover bew cure for the deadliest strain of Tuberculosis
5 months ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • Once, a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB meant quick death. A three-drug regimen cures most patients in just months. - www.nytimes.com
  • On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration effectively endorsed the approach, approving the newest of the three drugs used in the regimen. - www.nytimes.com
  • Tuberculosis has now surpassed AIDS as the world’s leading infectious cause of death, and the so-called XDR strain is the ultimate in lethality. - www.nytimes.com

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