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TB/HIV Deaths Cause Alarm

Filed under: Uncategorized — Medindia Health News July 23, 2010 @ 9:04 pm
image A campaign aimed at averting 200,000 deaths each year by co-infection from TB and the AIDS virus has been initiated by two global health agencies. "Every three minutes a person living with HIV has his or her life cut off prematurely by TB," said Jorge Sampaio, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's special envoy on stopping tuberculosis. "This is completely unacceptable. TB is a preventable and curable disease." Sampaio presided over a signing of a memorandum of u...

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