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Why Is Multidrug-Resistant TB A Health Security Threat?

“Antimicrobial resistance poses a fundamental, long-term threat to human health.” Ominous opening words from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the opening of this year’s General Assembly High-level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). With all of the world’s pressing issues, this year the UN general assembly convened for the just the fourth time in its 71 year history to focus on a threat that is often overlooked - AMR.
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