Around 2010, an international student in her 20’s studying in the Puget Sound area, never imagined she would be diagnosed with TB.
She endured loneliness, severe medication side effects, isolation, and fear of her own death. The TB she had was known as Multi-Drug Resistant TB, (MDR-TB), meaning the TB bacteria she had could not be killed by the two most powerful TB antibiotics. She tells her own TB survival story in a compelling two-page testimony for the TB Voices Project.
In her words...
International Student, Puget Sound area