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2) A study published in The Lancet indicates that India’s TB crisis is set to snowball by 2040 when one in 10 cases could be drug-resistant — both multidrug-resistant TB (or MDR-TB), and extensively drug-resistant TB (or XDR-TB). What is MDR-TB and XDR-TB? In the light of this study, how should India fight TB? Discuss.

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2) A study published in The Lancet indicates that India’s TB crisis is set to snowball by 2040 when one in 10 cases could be drug-resistant — both multidrug-resistant TB (or MDR-TB),  and extensively drug-resistant TB (or XDR-TB). What is MDR-TB and XDR-TB? In the light of this study, how should India fight TB? Discuss. (200 Words)

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