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Posts tagged with "Tubercolosis"

  • Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis
    Kathryn Lougheed

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    A researcher provides a firsthand look at a prolific killer

    In 2015, tuberculosis (TB) claimed about 1.8 million lives. An estimated 10.4 million new cases were diagnosed in that year, 1.2 million of which were in people coinfected with HIV. At least half a million cases showed varying levels of drug resistance, making treatment a greater ordeal for patients and vastly increasing the costs. If… Read More