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

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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.


  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. 
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