U.S. TB Funding Should Reflect Global Threat Posed By Drug-Resistant Strains
New York Times: Losing the Fight Against Tuberculosis
Patrick Adams, freelance journalist
“…Americans can no longer afford to be indifferent to the rise of drug-resistant tuberculosis. … At least in the short term, poor countries need the specialized expertise only America can provide. When the president’s budget requests for the next fiscal year are released, they should reflect the reality that if drug-resistant tuberculosis is allowed to flourish in faraway slums, it will most certainly return to haunt us — and at potentially great cost” (1/5).
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