Tackling TB: How the U.S., the Global Fund, and PATH are Helping Wipe Out a 4,000-Year-Old Disease

Mar 24, 2017 · 5 min read
15-year-old Ambiya in Indonesia, treated for drug resistant tuberculosis by the Global Fund.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria / NIAID
Mount Semeru and Mount Bromo in East Java. Indonesia contains the most volcanoes in the world. /Wikimedia CC
Schoolboys in rural Kenya / CC


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