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10 Feb 2010
Dr. Mario Raviglione Never before in the recent history of tuberculosis research have we been so close to seeing the arrival of new drug breakthroughs that could help reshape the course of TB care and control in a direct and positive way. WHO is fully supportive of the impressive efforts and...
9 Feb 2010
Dr. Marcos Espinal The theme for World TB Day 2010 is innovation. This year’s campaign will focus on individuals around the world who have found new ways to stop TB and can serve as an inspiration to others. The idea is to recognize people who have introduced a variety of innovations in a variety...
4 Feb 2010
Welcome, and happy Monday! The Working Group for New Drugs of the Stop TB Partnership has some good news to share – starting today, we have launched a new blog. As you well know, there are armies of people hard at work to make a difference in the war on TB, and lots of encouraging developments in...
4 Feb 2010
Editor’s Note: This posting originally appeared on the TB Alliance website . Deborah Mushamba of University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Zambia The TB community voice is essential to stopping the epidemic. Here, a health worker, activist, and TB Alliance Community Engagement coordinator talks about...
4 Feb 2010
Sommervil Webert, 24, is a tuberculosis patient in the makeshift clinic in Port-au-Prince. (photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times) Even before the recent earthquake shook large portions of Haiti to rubble, the country already had the highest tuberculosis rate in the Americas (roughly 30,000 new...
4 Feb 2010
Susan Dorman Susan Dorman serves on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University in TB Research is also the Medical Director of the Baltimore City TB Clinic. This interview was filmed at JHU on November 13, 2009.
16 Nov 2008
This post originally appeared on CNN.com By Patrice Poltzer for CNN A mother comforts her young son who is suffering from TB meningitis. Photo: James Nachtwey LONDON, England — Many people think of tuberculosis as being a disease from the past. The truth is far from it: Tuberculosis is mutating...

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