In a Phase III trial, delamanid drug was found to be safe but the cure rate and mortality rate were not different between the group that received the delamanid drug for MDR-TB and the group that received a placebo. 528 more words
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There is a glimmer of hope with India registering a slight drop in the number of new tuberculosis cases and TB deaths in 2016 compared with 2015. 454 more words
The idea of MSF and the work that we do is a pretty strong one in the world. The photos of the white land cruisers, the principles of independence and neutrality, the pictures of operating rooms setup in conflict zones, or workers in suits treating patients with Ebola. 1,349 more words
The RNTCP guidelines on contact screening are heeded mostly in the breach.
About 5,500 of over 76,000 children tested in nine Indian cities have been diagnosed with tuberculosis, 9% of them with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), highlighting the silent spread of the disease. 471 more words