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APPG-GTB members express concern about the growing risk of multi-drug resistant TB In a Lancet Comment discussing the WHO Global Tuberculosis record 2013 released today [Wednesday 23 October], members of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis and lead author Professor Ali Zumla from University College London sound an alarm as the growing threat of multi-drug resistant TB to regional and global health security becomes more apparent.