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TB Activists Demand Zero Deaths, New Infections, Stigma At International Conference

“Tuberculosis (TB) activists and representatives of affected communities stormed the opening of the Stop TB Symposium at the [44th Union World Conference on Lung Health on Wednesday] in Paris, demanding faster progress towards eliminating TB and a target of zero TB deaths,” a Stop TB Partnership press release reports. Treatment Action Group (TAG) TB Project Director Colleen Daniels spoke to the audience, challenging “the delegates assembled to be more ambitious and aim for zero TB deaths, zero new infections and zero suffering and stigma,” the press release notes (10/30). Video of the demonstration and additional information on TAG’s “Zeroes Campaign” is available online (10/30).

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