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Zimbabwe Sees Increase In MDR-TB Cases Despite Drop In Overall TB Cases

Inter Press Service: Zimbabwe Faces Troubling Spike in Cases of Multi-Drug Resistant TB
“…According to the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, cases of MDR-TB nearly doubled from 156 in 2011 to 244 cases in 2013. This was despite the fact that notifications for ordinary TB drastically declined from 47,000 in 2010 to 38,367 in 2012…” (Moyo, 1/25).

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