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World TB Day, 24 March 2012:
"Stop TB in my lifetime"


World TB Day is recognized on March 24th, commemorating the announcement of a discovery by Dr. Robert Koch in 1882: the finding of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause TB. Since then, major advances have been made in the fight against this disease. Now we have the technology to diagnose it and the drugs to treat it. However, it still produces pain and death.

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