Articles on drug regimes in southern Africa

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Fluorescence microscopy of mycobacteria. Michael A. Reiche, Timothy J. de Wet, Ryan Dinkele and Digby F. Warner

TB: Scientists know a great deal, but there’s still more to learn

Scientists need greater understanding of the bacterium's basic biology, as well as more about how it is spread from one individual to the next.
Traditional medicines sold at a South African market. Rebecca and William Beinart

The story of the pharma giant and the African yam

In the 1950s, the African yam was exploited by drugs firm Boots to produce cortisone. But South Africans fought back against the plundering of a plant that they used for traditional healing.

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