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This app for tuberculosis increases odds of patients completing treatment

After the experimental intervention, only 4 percent of tuberculosis patients had unsuccessful treatment outcomes. For comparison, 13 percent of patients in a control group, who did not use the platform, didn’t finish their treatment. Image: REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto SC/ - RP4DRIIEHOAA

Peter Dizikes

Writer, MIT News Office

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