NATIONAL POST | A human-rights approach is essential to end the global TB epidemic


Published: 25Mar2019

Author: Madhukar Pai, Director of Global Health & Professor, McGill University

“Where youth grows pale, and spectre-thin, and dies,” wrote John Keats, in his acclaimed “Ode to a Nightingale.” His words probably summarized his struggle against tuberculosis (TB), an ancient disease that killed millions in his time. Sadly, Keats lost his fight against TB in 1821, and died at the age of 25.

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