Dr Mario Raviglione of the World Health Organization
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WHO: Tuberculosis treatment signals 'major progress'

Scientists think they could be on the verge of a medical breakthrough with the discovery of the first new treatment to tackle tuberculosis in almost 40 years.

Researchers say the three-drug combination has produced highly promising early results.

Dr Mario Raviglione of the World Health Organization said the new treatment is ''major progress'' in the fight against TB.

  • 24 Jul 2012
  • From the section Health
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