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The National Tribune – $450m needed to fight deadly disease resurgent 5km from Australia’s front door: World TB Day

The National Tribune – $450m needed to fight deadly disease resurgent 5km from Australia’s front door: World TB Day

The Australian Government needs to commit $450 million to fighting tuberculosis, say Results International (Australia) and Pacific Friends of Global Health, as the global death toll rises for the first time in a decade while COVID-battered regional health systems...
The Guardian – As tuberculosis resurges in the Asia Pacific, what lessons from Covid can save Australia? Brendan Crabb and Negaya Chorley

The Guardian – As tuberculosis resurges in the Asia Pacific, what lessons from Covid can save Australia? Brendan Crabb and Negaya Chorley

In 2020, 1.5 million people died due to tuberculosis. For First Nations Australians, the rate of TB infection is six times higher than the rest of the population. Photograph: Mahesh Kumar A/AP   When the pandemic unfolded, vital resources were diverted away from...