Two years of isolation in a TB clinic

Hanging on: An MDR TB victim elsewhere in Africa
Hanging on: An MDR TB victim elsewhere in Africa

Kagiso David* contracted Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) in 2006. The young man said even though he has fully recovered, he went through a nightmarish period after he was initially misdiagnosed, then treated for two full years.

The 35-year-old employed family man, vividly remembers his troubles. David was diagnosed with the disease while staying with a relative infected with TB and HIV in Gaborone.

“At the time I was in tertiary level and my relative asked me to stay with him, as he needed someone to take care of him.

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