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Interview with Dr. Mark Cotton – Part One

Dr. Mark Cotton is Director of Children’s Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit (KID-CRU) at University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town, South Africa. Pediatric TB has emerged as a broad priority only in more recent years, though the University of Stellenbosch / Tygerberg Hospital team has been focusing on it for more than 20 years.

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