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Fighting Tuberculosis

At Michigan State University, scientists are working to put down one of the biggest global health threats— tuberculosis. The World Health Organization estimates someone is infected with the organism that causes TB every second of every day. Although an infected person may not develop full-blown TB, the disease is still killing approximately 1.5 million people every year. “One-third of the world’s population are believed to be infected with TB, making it a top global health threat,” says University Distinguished Professor John Kaneene.

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