Daily Archives: November 5, 2010

DeCock: “We dismiss routine TB control at our own peril”

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Kevin DeCock, MD, Director of the CDC’s Center for Global Health, has a lot on his plate these days. He oversees 900 people in CDC’s Atlanta headquarters and 1,500 people around the world. But he is not just monitoring efforts involving infectious diseases, he’s increasingly investigating ways to battle non-communicable diseases.

Still, with all of that, one of the things that worries him most is multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).