The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new tuberculosis drug in more than four decades.
Johnson & Johnson's Sirturo is for use with older drugs to fight a hard-to-treat strain of tuberculosis that has not responded to other medications.
The FDA cautions that the drug carries risks of potentially deadly heart problems and should be prescribed carefully by doctors.
Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.