Daily Archives: March 26, 2014

TB in children: Overlooked, undiagnosed and underestimated — continued neglect adds up to lost lives, missed opportunities

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Two years ago, a Comment in Lancet‘s 2014 Tuberculosis edition points out, World TB Day focused on childhood tuberculosis, with good reason. When correctly diagnosed, children with multi-drug resistant TB have better odds of being cured than adults. Effective efforts to screen and diagnose children also can serve as sentinel surveillance, leading to better tuberculosis […]