World TB Day coverage: Lesotho, Armenia, drug resistance, HIV coinfection

January 15, 2016

The article quotes Mario Raviglione, the head of the WHO's Stop TB Department, who said, ''Rich countries thought TB was a disease of the past ... It's always a problem of 'the others' - a problem of the poorest. But it kills twice as many people as malaria and almost as many as AIDS. If you think this doesn't affect you, you are dead wrong'' (Wroe, 3/25).

Also in light of World TB Day, GlobalPost features a selection of photographs documenting TB in Mumbai, India (Rochkind, 3/24).

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