The Deadly Combination

Survival with Kwame Kwei Armah
S1:Ep345 mins2008

Tuberculosis is developing resistance to almost every drug available, which as lead to fears of an epidemic. In South Africa, health authorities have locked up patients diagnosed with XDR-TB in an effort to stop the disease from spreading.

How should the issue be resolved? Can countries balance their need to protect the public from a killer disease with the rights of the individual patients?

Instructor/Host: Kwame Kwei Armah
Video Language: English