Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

ASTMH 2016: Infectious disease elimination is a long road

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ATLANTA, Ga – “Elimination has become an enchanted word,” Frank Richards of the Carter Center, said here this morning. He noted the “elimination” of measles in the United States in 2000, in spite of the large numbers of cases that continue to be reported each year. “Follow the metrics when the “e” words — elimination […]

Petition asks BRICS to triple TB R&D funding

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Global tuberculosis treatment advocates and activists are asking leaders of the five countries that are home to almost half of all tuberculosis illnesses and deaths to triple their funding for research and development of new medicines and technologies to prevent, diagnose, and treat the leading infectious disease killer worldwide, on a petition that will be […]