sexta-feira, 25 de março de 2011

World Tuberculosis Day Profile: Ukraine

Misha Friedman—WHO

Kolya, a 31-year-old TB and HIV patient, lays in bed at a clinic in Mariupol

Misha Friedman—WHO
Tuberculosis also has taken root in Ukrainian prisons, where cramped quarters and poor conditions contribute to its spread. This ex-convict, now blind, suffers from extra-drug resistant TB (XDR-TB), a strain of the disease that resists most treatments. He spends most of his days lying in bed at a clinic in Donetsk

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