TB Survivors Recount Disease’s Impact On Their Lives At World TB Day Event

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: TB survivors from Indonesia, Tajikistan, South Africa tell stories of unique challenges, common ordeals, and continued toll
Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses the stories of “three survivors [who] came to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to commemorate the 133nd anniversary of the day the bacteria that causes tuberculosis was discovered, and to bear witness to the failures, disparities, prejudices, and neglect that have allowed a disease once considered nearly conquered to take sweeping tolls on their countries, and on their lives…” (3/25).