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Why are we still fighting tuberculosis?

05.06.2015

It's a disease that has plagued humans since the Paleolithic era: tuberculosis. After centuries of deaths and decades of research, why are we still fighting this deadly disease?

ACS Headline Science spoke with Clifton Barry, Ph.D., head of the tuberculosis unit at the National Institutes of Health about the challenges and breakthroughs in TB research. Check out the interview in our latest episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HS-SWQllQgY.


It's a disease that has plagued humans since the Paleolithic era: tuberculosis. After centuries of deaths and decades of research, why are we still fighting this deadly disease? ACS Headline Science spoke with Clifton Barry, Ph.D., head of the tuberculosis unit at the National Institutes of Health about the challenges and breakthroughs in TB research.

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