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Doing TB Diagnosis With Shopkeepers and Bicycles? Not a Sustainable Strategy

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There were plenty of frightening statistics and unsettling trends highlighted at today’s World TB Day briefing on Capitol Hill. But one photo captured the true scope of the problem in scaling up diagnosis and treatment of the global TB epidemic. Celine Gounder, MD, an IDSA member and TB/HIV specialist at Johns Hopkins University, described a […]

World TB Day Briefing Will Shine New Light on Epidemic

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Tomorrow is World TB Day—and the halfway point for the Global Plan to Stop TB. What better time to learn about the latest TB research and the most innovative approaches to combating combat this ancient deadly epidemic? Those items will be on the agenda tomorrow, along with data about the virulent threat of drug-resistant TB, […]