New Weapons in the Fight against Tuberculosis
The Swiss doctor and researcher, Andreas Diacon, tests tuberculosis therapies in South Africa
CLAUDIA NIENTIT (TEXT)PIETER BAUERMEISTER (PHOTOS)
Zweni only reached the age of 21 years. He had the dangerous type of tuberculosis, which did not respond to several of the standard medications. The prospects seemed good for him initially; after six months of therapy he was no longer expectorating bacteria and was discharged from the Brooklyn Chest Hospital in the northwest of Cape Town.
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