XDR-TB Found In Kenya

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If extensively drug resistant tuberculosis wasn’t on President Barack Obama’s radar screen already, perhaps this blaring headline will do the trick:

 

Kenya reports a case of XDR-TB, more feared on the way.”

 

As everyone knows, Obama’s father is from Kenya, so it’s likely to capture his attention. Whether it will inspire him to boost funding for HIV-TB co-infection or other related global health programs is another question.

 

In any case, here’s the story from the Africa Science News Service:

 

http://africasciencenews.org/asns/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1069&Itemid=1

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