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Return of the Fatal Cough


Abstract:
Strains of tuberculosis have mutated and become resistant to multiple drugs due to decades of inconsistent drug supplies, drug shortages, and poor drug quality. According to UNC researchers, we are potentially getting close to a bacteria that we have no tools or weapons against. In response, they are studying causes of the disease and exploring new treatment options for patients in Africa.
Source:
Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Fall 2008, p18-23, il, por  (Periodical website)
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