Daily Archives: October 29, 2013

Decline in funding for TB research cuts money for new drugs, diagnostic tools, prevention, and ways to use them as drug resistance increases

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On the heels of a World Health Organization report that called drug-resistant tuberculosis a public health crisis, this year’s TB research funding report from Treatment Action Group and the Stop TB Partnership shows the first drop in money spent to develop new answers to the disease since the groups began tracking spending eight years ago. […]