drug-resistant TB

Western Cape researchers find first-ever safe and effective treatment to prevent Multidrug-Resistant TB

By Ragheema Mclean In a significant breakthrough, the Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis (TB) Centre at Stellenbosch University have discovered the first ever safe and effective treatment capable of preventing multidrug-resistant TB in both children and adults. Researchers from the centre reported that an antibiotic taken for six months, once daily, could[…]

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Several TB strains now incurable, say local researchers

According to scientists, as a result of patients not finishing their treatments for tuberculosis (TB), several strains of the disease have become not just drug-resistant, but incurable! A study from the University of Cape Town says that “while various strains of TB, with varying degrees of resistance to drugs, have[…]

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