Tuberculosis (TB)

Multidrug and extensively drug-resistant TB (M/XDR-TB): 2010 global report on surveillance and response

WHO global report

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 71
Publication date: March 2010
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 159919 1

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Overview

A new, global WHO report on drug resistant tuberculosis examines the trends, progress and challenges in treating these forms of tuberculosis. In some parts of the world, one in four people with tuberculosis becomes ill with a form of the disease that can no longer be treated with standard drugs.