Drug-resistant tuberculosis: we can stop this epidemic in its tracks

from The Guardian
Published on 01 Mar 2013 View Original

For the first time in half a century drugs that could cure DR-TB are being tested, but the global health community needs to act fast

"The side effects were intolerable," said MSF patient and blogger Mariam Davtyan, "I called the doctor and was crying. I felt so bad I couldn't explain to him everything that was going on. I only told him that I was absolutely unable to take those drugs".

Read the full report on the Guardian.