Child-Friendly TB Treatment Unveiled At Lung Health Conference
NPR: Could A New Berry-Flavored Pill Help Stop Childhood TB?
“…[C]hildren with TB have to take the same drugs as adults, and getting kids to swallow those large, foul-tasting tablets is no easy task. So for global health groups — and parents around the world — the arrival of kid-friendly, berry-flavored TB medicine is a big win. Researchers debuted the new treatment [in December] at the annual Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cape Town, South Africa…” (Singh/Kritz, 12/21).
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