What we’re reading: This World TB Day an ancient pandemic meets the latest global health threat

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As a New Pandemic Spreads, World TB Day Reminds us of Unfinished Business – Efforts to fight the latest global health threat can come at the expense of ongoing infectious disease responses, but pathogens don’t exist in a vacuum, notes this World TB Day release from the Infectious Diseases Society of America — which produces this blog. If we fall short of goals that should be in our reach to end the worldwide impacts of tuberculosis, what hope does that give us for pandemic now, and the ones to come, for which we are still without tools to detect, prevent and cure?

Govt Says India Has TB Drugs To Last A Year After WHO Warns COVID19 Could Disrupt Supply – And here is a case in point of what can happen when an old pandemic and a new one intersect.

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