Overcoming the global crisis: "yes, we can", but also for TB ... ?

  title={Overcoming the global crisis: "yes, we can", but also for TB ... ?},
  author={Tom H. M. Ottenhoff},
  journal={European journal of immunology},
  volume={39 8},
Tuberculosis (TB) poses formidable challenges to global health at the public health-, scientific- and political level. Causing almost two million deaths every year, this ancient disease represents a continuing global crisis. The writing on the wall is that TB is resurging in more virulent and treatment-resistant forms. Our tools to combat TB are dangerously out of date and ineffective. Besides new tools (TB drugs, vaccines, diagnostics), we also need new strategies to identify key Mycobacterium… CONTINUE READING

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