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MCN's Ed Zuroweste in Sacramento Bee: What if we give TB the same worldwide attention that we gave Ebola?

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Ed in AfricaToday, MCN’s Ed Zuroweste, MD published an opinion piece in the Sacramento Bee, calling on health authorities to give tuberculosis and its scary mutations, MDR- and XDR- TB, the same worldwide attention and funding that they gave Ebola.  Here’s an excerpt:

“In the next three days, more people will die from tuberculosis worldwide than died from Ebola during the entire two-year outbreak. And most TB infections are – unlike Ebola – curable. In Africa, six months of medication to treat a typical case costs just $10.”

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