23 January 2007

Something to look forward to

It’s called XDR-TB, eXtreme Drug Resistant TuBerculosis. It’s spread by droplets in the air—perhaps by a cough or a sneeze. There are no drugs to treat it. 98% of those infected, die within two weeks.

Currently in South Africa, but perhaps coming soon to a homeless person near you.

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