WHO sets disease priorities for 2018; Tuberculosis once again not included

Post Date: 
2018-02-15
Source: 
Contagion Live: Infectious Diseases Today

. . . Although Robert C. Bollinger, Professor, Infectious Diseases/International Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health and Founder/Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education, overall considers the WHO priorities “a pretty good list,” he would strongly advocate for the inclusion, in some form, of “antimicrobial-resistant bacteria and viruses,” given their epidemic potential and the current lack of viable treatments . . .