Dauntless Lesotho man defeats MDR-TB, defies family history
A severe form of tuberculosis killed Moeketsi Ts'osane’s mother in 2008, and one of his brothers in 2010. Health workers suspect the disease may also have contributed to the 2005 death of Ts'osane’s father, who had worked as a miner in South Africa.
So when Ts'osane was diagnosed with MDR-TB himself, in 2015, his family and friends had grim hopes for his future.
“The people around me, because of what had happened…to them, it was the end of me,” the 29-year-old Ts'osane said in February, sitting at work in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho. Read More