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‘Science Speaks’ Posts Highlight World TB Day, NIH’s TB Portals Program

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: We’re reading about tuberculosis, and why one day a year is not enough
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” recognizes World Tuberculosis Day (March 24) and highlights several recently published pieces on the disease (3/24).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: The multi-national network of TB Portals advances tuberculosis research
In this guest post, Jessica Taaffe, a biomedical scientist with NIAID, discusses the TB Portals program, a research collaboration among NIH and five Eastern European nations (Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, and Azerbaijan) that aims “to collect and consolidate rich data from TB cases, including socioeconomic, clinical, radiological, and genomic information, as a resource for TB researchers and physicians” (Barton, 3/24).

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