STAT: Tuberculosis is a disease the world could control. But will it?

"...We need more stories like Juan’s—minus the dozen years of fruitless suffering, of course. Unfortunately, tuberculosis remains the most deadly infectious disease in the world, responsible for more deaths than HIV, and even more deaths than automobile accidents. While health officials managed to quash it in cities like New York in the 1950s, tuberculosis kills 1.7 million people each year in India, Nigeria, Peru, and elsewhere...."

 

Watch a video and read the rest of the opinon piece by Paul Farmer and Lelio Marmora here: https://www.statnews.com/2018/09/26/tuberculosis-is-a-disease-the-world…