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It’s World TB Day

March 24, 2012

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It’s World TB Day.  Some links for you: The current situation with the spread of multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB is alarming.  The best prevention for tuberculosis is finding and successfully treating patients.  We urgently need to improve case finding, diagnosis, and treatment.  How can you help?  Put pressure on your government to restore funding to […]

It’s World TB Day

March 24, 2011


Apparently, I haven’t been doing justice by my regular readers because recently my mom (a regular reader) asked me if tuberculosis is curable… YES!!  Tuberculosis is curable! Today (March 24th) is World TB Day, so what better day to post about the scourge of my dissertation? Tuberculosis is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis […]