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The Human Stories Behind Drug-Resistant TB in Swaziland


Listen as a mother describes losing her daughter to the drug-resistant form of tuberculosis and as a patient describes enduring 2 years of medication as well as an intense 8-month period of daily injections which cause a host of painful side effects. Is this really the best that can be provided? Unfortunately, at the moment, it is. 

We need new and less toxic medicines that act quickly and of the new drugs in the pipeline – we need to think now how are we going to take new drugs and create a new regimen.