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Trench Warfare in a Battle With TB

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Science  18 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5887, pp. 362-364
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5887.362

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As tuberculosis took off in Russia in the 1990s, one antibiotic after another failed; the state of Tomsk responded with an epidemic-fighting strategy pioneered by the Boston nonprofit Partners in Health. Deaths have declined, but resistance to drugs remains high.