'Aggressive' plan to stamp out killer TB worldwide in 15 years

01 December 2015 - 02:15 By Tanya Farber

About 4400 people are infected with tuberculosis across the globe every day and 1.5million people die from it each year - more than the number killed by Aids. Yet it receives much less attention, said Eric Goosby, the UN special envoy for TB.But that could soon change, with Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi leading the charge in implementing a new global plan to tackle the disease more aggressively.

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