As many as 32,000 kids infected with drug-resistant TB -report

By Reuters | Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:30 PM
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By Julie Steenhuysen

CHICAGO, March 23 (Reuters) - As many as 32,000 children worldwide become sick each year with a drug-resistant "superbug" strain of tuberculosis, according to new estimates by U.S. researchers that for the first time quantify rates of this difficult-to-treat form of TB.

Overall, as many as 1 million children become sick with TB each year, about twice the number previously thought...

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