Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis to Increase in 4 High-Burden Countries

Drug-resistant tuberculosis cases are on the rise in Russia, India, the Philippines, and South Africa and expected to increase through 2040.  Watch video to find out more.

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  1. Sharma A, Hill A, Kurbatova E, et al; Global Preserving Effective TB Treatment Study Investigators. Estimating the future burden of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in India, the Philippines, Russia and South Africa: a mathematical modeling study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2017;17:707-715.
  2. Drug-resistant tuberculosis set to increase in four high burden countries [press release]. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Published May 9, 2017. Accessed June 22, 2017.