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Increasing Trend Of Drug-Resistant TB In India, Among Children In China, Studies Show

CIDRAP News: Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China
“A systematic review and meta-analysis of previously published studies reveals a significant rise in drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (DR-TB) prevalence in India over the past two decades, researchers reported [Tuesday] in BMC Infectious Diseases. Another study in China, meanwhile, revealed an increase in DR-TB among children…” (Dall, 10/18).