I am Xolelwa Joni, a former extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) patient. I am one of South Africa's lucky survivors of XDR and live in Eastern Cape. I completed my XDR treatment on the 31st of January 2014. This came as great news because it came into my head that I will no longer be irritated by taking the huge amount of pills and several injections again.
Yes, there might be an ease on my state of health but there are many other people in South Africa (in Eastern Cape) who are still suffering XDR and they are still dying now.
If things remain the same, more deaths will occur as it did to my twin sister Xoliswa Joni who was also an XDR-TB patient. My twin sister passed away on the 5th of January 2014.