What is the difference between MDR and XDR-TB?

XDR TB cannot be treated with some of the most powerful anti-TB drugs. MDR TB cannot be treated even with two most powerful drugs used for curing TB.You can read about Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – Definition, Causes, Antibiotic Resistance in India in the given link.

Further readings:

  1. World Health Organisation (WHO) – Origin, Functions, Roles
  2. Topic-Wise GS 3 Questions for UPSC Mains

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