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Shorter treatments transform lives of TB patients in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is one of 30 countries in the world with high rates of drug-resistant TB – 26 per cent of new cases of TB are drug resistant, compared to a world average of four per cent. And a staggering 61 per cent of reinfections are the drug resistant form, compared to 19 per cent globally.

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Source:
The Telegraph
News categories: Tuberculosis