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To address TB, address social causes, say Pan-American health leaders

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When Dr. Jarbas Barbosa’s father practiced in Brazil decades ago, patients begged him to diagnose them with cancer, rather than tuberculosis. Back then,TB was worse than cancer. Now, Brazil is one of many countries in the Americas that have reached the Millennium Development goal of halving TB incidence, ahead of schedule. Barbosa, who is the […]