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:



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