James Nachtwey - Fotógrafo
Descoberta a primeira cepa de Mycobacterium tuberculosis extremamente resistente (TB Extremely Resistant -TBXXDR) nos EUA. Foi encontrada na Flórida. A notícia correu aquele país em 27/dez/2009.
Lynne Sladky, AP
Oswaldo Juarez, Peru
Oswaldo Juarez, who needs two years of treatment for a potent form of tuberculosis,
is at a quarantine hospital in Florida. "You feel like you're killing somebody,
like you could kill a lot of people," the Peruvian said of the diagnosis.
"That was the worst part." link
responsável pelo acompanhamento deste caso:
David Ashkin, MD Medical
Dr. David Ashkin, Medical Director and Co-PI of the SNTC, brings a wealth of clinical management, research and educational experience to the organization. He directs our 24-hour Medical Consultation Service and has been the creative force behind the Medical Consultation Database developed for the SNTC. As Medical Executive Director at A.G. Holley TB Hospital in Lantana, Florida, Dr. Ashkin is actively involved in providing care to some of the most difficult tuberculosis cases in the state. He also is involved in research on new treatment options for multi-drug resistant cases. Dr. Ashkin is currently on the faculty of the pulmonary departments at the University of Miami, University of Florida, as well as NOVA/Southeastern Medical Institution.
Matéria da premiada jornalista Martha Mendoza
Tuberculose Extremamente Resistente (TBXXDR)
No século XIX, a tuberculose matou 1/4 dos adultos da Europa
Recomendamos o livro TB - Timebomb (Bomba Relógio) -A Epidemia Global de TB MutiDroga Resistente
(Tornado documentário, foi exibido pela National Geographic)
TUBERCULOSE SEM REMÉDIO
O Globo, 16/fev/2012