In South Africa, New Drug Offers Promising Signs Of Treating Drug Resistant TB, Doctors Say

Agence France-Presse: New TB drug offers glimmer of hope in S. Africa
“Drug-resistant tuberculosis is a major health challenge across much of Africa, but a new medicine being pioneered in South Africa could be a breakthrough after decades of frustration. Bedaquiline is being made available to 3,000 people suffering side effects of the usual drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment, or who have developed complete drug resistance…” (Findlay, 4/10).