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Jan. 8, 2016: The Threat of Drug-Resistant TB

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Jan. 8, 2016

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK

CDC joins forces with White House and other U.S. government agencies to launch National Plan to Combat Multidrug-Resistant TB in DC. 

Spotlighted Topic of the Week: The Threat of Drug-Resistant TB

Blog of the Week

WE CAN STOP DRUG-RESISTANT TB – IF WE ACT NOW

With a half million new cases each year, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is spreading around the globe. The world must act decisively. There can be no delay. That is why on Dec 22 President Obama announced the National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis...read blog

We can stop drug-resistant TB – if we act now

Infographic of the Week

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MOSQUITO BITES
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Infographic - Global TB

Video of the Week

MDR-TB BEHIND THE NUMBERS: DRS. DALENE AND ARNE VON DELFT

“Drs. Dalene and Arne von Delft,” the second short film in the series Tuberculosis: Behind the Numbers commissioned by TAG and directed by Jonathan Smith, highlights a young, brave, South African doctor’s two-year battle with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)...watch video

MDR-TB Behind the Numbers: Drs. Dalene and Arne von Delft

Story of the Week

CDC JOINS FORCES WITH WHITE HOUSE, OTHER USG AGENCIES TO LAUNCH NATIONAL PLAN TO COMBAT MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT TB IN DC

CDC in partnership with other U.S. government agencies, public health stakeholders, and global partners joined the White House today to help launch the “National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug Resistant TB (MDR TB)” in Washington, DC. The White House released the plan online on December 22. It is a crucial step to address MDR TB...read story

CDC Joins Forces with White House, Other USG agencies to Launch National Plan to Combat Multidrug-Resistant TB in DC

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