India’s fight against tuberculosis
Since 2000, India has thwarted the spread of tuberculosis with a program known as Directly Observed Treatment Short Course, but drug-resistant strains are threatening to reverse the downtrend. The Indian government has said it will spend more money on treatment and expand a nationwide network of labs capable of detecting drug-resistant strains. Read related article.
Source: World Health Organization. Bill Webster/The Washington Post.
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