MDR-TB : a story of Hope,Struggle and Triumph (67 images)

Tuberculosis remains a worldwide public health problem despite the fact that the causative organism was discovered more than 100 years ago and highly effective drugs and vaccines are available. TB is as old as the mankind, and is the most common cause of death due to a single infectious agent worldwide in adults.

TB is a specific infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium TB (MTB). The disease primarily affects lungs and causes pulmonary TB. It can also affect intestine,...
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