News & Perspective

Dec 23, 2015

Dec 23, 2015
Tuberculosis

White House unveils plan for battling MDR-TB

The plan is part of the president's overarching efforts, first announced last fall, to tackle antibiotic resistance.

Mar 19, 2015

Mar 19, 2015
Mycobacterium tuberculosis highly magnified

US says TB decline is slowing; WHO offers ambitious goals

The decline of US TB cases showed signs of slowing last year, as the WHO sets an ambitious goal of reducing global TB cases by 90% in 20 years.