New treatments yield hope for stopping tuberculosis, world's leading infectious killer

Channel: PBS NewsHour
Published: 6 hours ago

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Sunday marked World Tuberculosis Day. While T.B. doesn’t attract the same attention as influenza, malaria or Ebola, it recently surpassed HIV/AIDS to become the globe's leading infectious killer. In 2018, there were more than 10 million new cases. There hadn’t been a treatment breakthrough for 4...



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