Efforts to beat tuberculosis fall far short, WHO warns

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Health authorities worldwide need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat a “deadly epidemic” of tuberculosis if they are to reduce TB infections and deaths by 2030, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday. In its annual report on tackling TB, a highly contagious lung disease which kills more people each year than HIV and malaria combined, the WHO said progress had been dismal and called for “bold political commitment and increased funding”. Without it, the world would continue to chase the epidemic rather than get on top of it, it said. …
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