XDR TB is an evolved mycobacterium

Discussion in 'Biology & Genetics' started by Vkothii, Apr 2, 2008.

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    Extensively drug-resistant TB is a new world-wide threat to human health. It can be carried by asymptomatic hosts who are still infectious, and communicate the disease.

    The Al-J channel had a story on this today, but I found a BBC link (there's an icon on my browser) from their correspondent in Geneva:


    Apparently this has caught the WHO by surprise; it's a result of poorly administered antibiotics and disease treatment, surprise surprise.

    Coming to your place anytime soon.

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