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Aug 28, 2018
Scientists explain strange behaviour of gut bacteria resistant to TB drugsBifidobacteria, which is resistant to tuberculosis drugs, has intrigued scientists for long.
Aug 26, 2018
Battle against drug-resistant TB: Like South Africa, India needs to allow access to 'game-changing' bedaquiline, says researcherThe use of bedaquiline is crucial because TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide, killing an estimated 1.6 million people in 2016 – of which 27 percent were Indians, who dominate the ranks of TB patients.
Oct 22, 2016
New model of tracking TB patients holds promise for IndiaA government-run pilot programme in Mehsana district of Gujarat — part funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — may be a model worth replicating to get a better view of tuberculosis in India
Jun 20, 2013
India's TB-drug crisis: Why Centre shouldn't run national health programmesOnce a patient develops drug resistance, it is a tragedy for three reasons: One, the second line drugs are not as effective as the first line and takes at least three times longer if at all they work; two, the drugs are toxic; and three, they are far more expensive.