Sunday, October 05, 2008

Creating Awareness for Extremely Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB)

Last year, you may remember the stories and the blog entries the about Robert Daniels, the American lawyer, who was quarantined because of XDR-TB, but the problem goes far beyond the geographical boundaries of the US -- it is a new and deadly form of tuberculosis that is threatening to become a global pandemic. In an effort to stop the disease and spread the story, James Nachtwey illustrates the problem with photographs of extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis and people around the world to think about public health and act to stop the disease.

To learn more and join the global conversation, watch the video clip above and then click here.

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