The MDR-TB Time bomb

Identifying the real risk of drug resistant tuberculosis in Europe

Description

A critical update from Europe's leading specialists on the increasing threat of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

Using the latest statistics and patient experiences the film highlights the risk to the European population and the region's health systems.

Experts in the field of TB share their recommendations, investigate on-going inspirational initiatives and call on all stakeholders in respiratory medicine to take action to manage the disease and the factors that contribute to its progress in the community.

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Anyone can become infected with a multi-drug resistant strain of TB, intimate contact such as sitting next to an infectious individual on a transatlantic flight could be enough...