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Newsweek Feature Examines Challenges Of Diagnosing, Treating, Preventing TB

Newsweek: Invisible Killer: The World’s Most Underestimated Disease
“…[Tuberculosis is] an unsexy disease that affects those living in the shadows of society. Researchers, doctors, professors, and health care workers all agree that tuberculosis does not get the attention or investment from international donors that such a deadly killer — the most lethal single infectious agent in the world — deserves. In large part, this is because pharmaceutical companies are abandoning investment in TB research…” (Clavarino/Chiaf, 12/11).

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