Posts Tagged ‘TB’

World TB Day

On March the 24th 1882 Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the TB bacillus, the cause of tuberculosis.

Here are a couple of links that highlight the problem that still blights so many people’s lives across the world – almost 130 years on from Dr Koch’s discovery.

A moving and enlightening video about TB in India – how the poorest cannot afford the expensive drugs.

TB in pictures, photographer David Rochkind has documented the disease in Mumbai.

One mother’s story about her struggle with TB in Chechnya.

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