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Al Jazeera America Examines Challenges To Preventing, Treating TB In Vietnam

Al Jazeera America: TB is a ‘neglected disease’ in Vietnam despite death toll
“Tuberculosis, or TB, is the world’s second-deadliest infectious disease and kills 1.4 million people every year, according to the World Health Organization. While its bacteria are easily transmitted through the air, the disease can be readily treated and cured. Yet much of the world lacks sufficient treatment. That’s the case in Vietnam…” (Gould, 5/29).