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High multidrug-resistant (MDR-TB) burden countries

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20 countries with the highest estimated number of incident MDR-TB cases, plus the 10 countries with the highest estimated MDR-TB incidence that are not in the top 20 by absolute number (threshold: >1000 estimated incident MDR-TB cases per year).

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20 countries with the highest estimated numbers of incident MDR-TB cases, plus the 10 countries with the highest estimated MDR-TB incidence that are not in the top 20 by absolute number (threshold: >1000 estimated incident MDRTB cases per year).

From: WHO
Year: 2019

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TERM 1

Countries where mdr-TB cases together contribute 85% of the global mdr-TB burden

From: WHO
Year: 2008

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