Experts devise strategy to fight new TB strainBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7568.566-b (Published 14 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:566
- Peter Moszynski
Delegates at a conference in Johannesburg last week drew up a seven point action plan to counter the threat of extensively drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), a newly emergent strain that seems to be resistant to nearly all existing drugs.
The new strain was already present on every continent, but a recent outbreak in South Africa was particularly worrying, experts told the meeting, which was hosted by the South African Medical …
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