Published in AIDS Weekly, August 4th, 2003
ATDs are a cocktail of medicines comprising isoniazid, rifampicin, pyrazinamide and ethambutol that, when taken properly, are more than 95% effective in curing tuberculosis regardless of a person's HIV status. ATDs cost only $10 per patient for the entire course of treatment.
Dr. Mario Raviglione, acting director of WHO's Stop TB Department,...
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