Factsheet 2022: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the Americas

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In the Americas in 2020

  • The proportion of RR-TB cases studied for fluoroquinolone resistance decreased to 29% compared to 53% in the previous year.
  • 210 cases of XDR-TB* were diagnosed and notified by 14 countries. The countries with the highest number were Peru (116 cases), Brazil (33 cases) and Mexico (22 cases).