TITLE

Coinfection of tuberculosis and HIV poses global threat

AUTHOR(S)
Moszynski, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1330
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an announcement which was made by health experts at a June 2008 global leaders' forum on HIV and tuberculosis which was held by the United Nations. In the announcement the health experts indicated that without a global increase in preventive measures the interaction between the twin pandemics of HIV and tuberculosis could become a threat to global health security in the near future, particularly with the emergence of nearly untreatable strains of tuberculosis. A discussion of the prevalence of both diseases across the globe is presented.
ACCESSION #
32743949

 

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