The increasing drug-resistance of diseases means future epidemics will be more likely and harder to combat



MIT Technology Review : scientists
The increasing drug-resistance of diseases means future epidemics will be more likely and harder to combat. Misuse of medications is contributing to the rise in multiple-drug-resistant strains of HIV and tuberculosis, researchers believe. Among approaches to reversing the trend may be delaying treatment as long as possible for new HIV cases and, in the case of TB patients, monitoring their use of medications more rigorously.


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