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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Deadly drug resistant tuberculosis stalks Uganda, country renews fight

Via Xinhua :

" As tens of thousands of Ugandans continue to get infected with the deadly Tuberculosis (TB) disease, a top expert here is warning that the country is being gripped by a lethal mutated strain of the disease.

Francis Adatu, head of the National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Program, told Xinhua in an interview on Tuesday that the deadly disease which manifests itself as a chronic cough associated with chest pain, evening fevers, night sweat and evident loss of weight remains a major public health problem in the East African country."

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