Drug resistant TB
WHO on Corona Virus: Virus is not yet pandemic
The World Health Organization on February 4, 2020 announced that the Corona virus disease has not yet become pandemic. The disease has so far killed 425 people and has infected more than 20,000. Hong Kong recently reported death due to ..
Tags: Corona virus • Drug resistance • Drug resistant TB • HIV • Superbugs
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2020
PRETOMANID: US FDA approves new drug for drug-resistant TB
United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new drug-Pretomanid for treating drug-resistant strain of Tuberculosis (TB). Pretomanid is novel compound developed by New York-based non-profit organisation TB Alliance. It is used alongside two other antibiotics (bedaquiline and ..
Tags: Bedaquiline • BPaL regimen • Diseases • Drug resistant TB • Linezolid