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A meeting of international AIDS researchers opened here Sunday amid growing concerns about a deadly strain of tuberculosis that has been killing HIV-infected patients in South Africa and has been spotted in 27 other countries around the world.
Known as XDR-TB, or extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, the bug first drew wide attention in August at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto.
Originally posted by Wildbob77
If a TB carrier rides next to you for the entire trip over, there is a good chance that you're going to get it.