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TB in the news - World Bank President Jim Kim, the History of TB, should we be worried, and more…

It's been a full few weeks for tuberculosis in the news. Following The Lancet's study on MDR-TB released at the end of August, high profile blogs and articles have been published to raise awareness about the realities facing the TB epidemic. 

  1. From Partners in Health Doctors Salmaan Keshavjee, M.D., Ph.D., and Paul E. Farmer, M.D., Ph.D. "Tuberculosis, Drug Resistance, and the History of Modern Medicine" New England Journal of Medicine. 6 September 2012. Read it!
  2. From the Gates Foundation's Jan Gheuens. "Should We Be Worried About Tuberculosis?" Impatient Optimists blog. 6 September 2012. Read it!
  3. From the World Bank's president Jim Kim. "A Great Day in South Africa for a Development Junkie" World Bank blog. 7 September 2012. Read it!
  4. From the Wall Street Journal's Geeta Anand. "A Woman's Drug-Resistant TB Echoes Around the World." The Wall Street Journal. 8 September 2012. Read it!

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